Posts Tagged: SF Grotto

From One World to the Next: Talking with Julie Lythcott-Haims

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Julie Lythcott-Haims discusses HOW TO RAISE AN ADULT and REAL AMERICAN.

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Irresistible Narrators and Riveting Scenes with Steve Almond

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Rumpus columnist and friend Steve Almond is teaching two classes at the Grotto in San Francisco on July 19th! How to Write Riveting Scenes will investigate what it takes to keep readers on the edge of their seats, while How to Create Irresistible Narrators examines the work of Nabokov, Salinger, Austen, and others in an effort […]

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Obsession and Humor in Writing

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In early December, Rumpus columnist Steve Almond will teach writing classes at the SF Grotto. His December 7th class will focus on the idea of embracing one’s obsessions to jump-start good writing, avoiding the pitfalls of sentiment and self-absorption. On December 8th, Steve will teach a class pitching “funny” as the “new deep,” keeping in […]

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