Workshop: JOURNALISM: INTRO TO CREATIVE NONFICTION WITH BRUCE POINSETTE
This writing workshop builds skills for effective storytelling with an emphasis on professional applications. Each session focuses on a different journalistic skill, including interviewing, research, and developing your tone of voice as a writer. At the end of the term, students will have developed and completed a nonfiction article for school newspapers, personal blogs, and other storytelling formats.
Tuesdays and Thursdays 5-6:30pm via Zoom | February 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17
Optional in-person session 11am – 2pm at the Bodecker Foundation 2360 NW Quimby Street | Saturday Feb 19th from 11-2pm
Bruce Poinsette is a writer, educator, and community organizer whose work is primarily based in the Portland Metro Area. He hosts “The Blacktastic Adventure" on The Numberz FM and teaches journalism and creative nonfiction for clients who include Literary Arts' Writers in the Schools program, Actor's Conservatory, and the Native American Youth and Family Center. A former reporter for the Skanner News Group, his work has also appeared in the Oregonian, Street Roots, Oregon Humanities, and various other publications. In addition to his professional writing work, Poinsette also volunteers with Respond to Racism LO, a grassroots anti-racism organization in his hometown of Lake Oswego, Oregon.
2360 NW Quimby Street
Portland, OR 97210