Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Excellent Classes Coming up at Politics & Prose

A report from Susan Coll on the exciting new classes offered at Politics & Prose bookstore:

Now open for enrollment is Coming of Age in the Columbine Era, a study of Jim Shepard’s novel, Project X, led by short story writer Paula Whyman.

Other new classes include a study of contemporary poetry and the cultural revolution; a papier mâché workshop taught by French sculptor Constance Chabrières, and an in-depth analysis of the classic Indian novel, A Fine Balance, taught by screenwriter Alexandra Viets.

We are also excited to be offering another installment of the popular Close Reading series by Dylan Landis, a class on literary Washington led by Christopher Griffin, and a variety of memoir classes, including Reading a Life.

Knit Lit returns, and we are also offering a class on Eugene O’Neill pegged to three local productions. Acclaimed novelist James Grady will lead a discussion on Dashiell Hammett’s classic noir trilogy, and there is still space available in a Paris Literary Adventure, one session of which will meet in the evenings.

For a full list of, offerings, please visit You can register for these classes online or call the store at 202-364-1919. Keep an eye out: much more to come!


DC-area author Leslie Pietrzyk explores the creative process and all things literary.