Instructor: Tina Tocco is a Pushcart Prize nominee. Her work has appeared in publications for children and adults, including Highlights for Children, Highlights High Five, Cricket, Humpty Dumpty, New Ohio Review, River Styx, Potomac Review, and Italian Americana. Tina has contributed to multiple anthologies, such as The Best Small Fictions (2019). She was a Reader-in-Residence for SmokeLong Quarterly Issue 72. Her short story "The Unknown Soldier" is pending publication in Haunted States of America, a middle-grade ghost story anthology (SCBWI-Henry Holt). Tina earned her MFA from Manhattanville College, where she was editor-in-chief of Inkwell, the college’s national literary journal.
Details: Writing for Kids — The Next Step takes place Thursdays February 2, February 9, February 16, February 23, March 2, and March 9 from 6:30-8:30pm remotely through Zoom.
Format: Craft and generative workshop with writing in class if time permits and outside of class.
Location: This class takes place remotely online via Zoom.
Size: Limited to 12 participants (including scholarships).
Suggested Sequence: Follow this class with a craft and/or generative fiction workshop, a feedback course, or a publishing course.
Scholarships: Two scholarship spots are available for this class for writers in Northeast Ohio. Apply by December 1.
Cancellations & Refunds: Cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the first class meeting to receive a full refund. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.