Classes

Class: Graciela Pera - Beginning Continuing Spanish

Monday, June 20, 2016 - 10:00am
2 Mondays: June 20 & 27 • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm • $70
 

 

Graciela Pera was born in Buenos Aires. She is a graduate of the University of Buenos Ai- res and has been teaching Spanish for over 35 years.

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Class: Andrea Alban - Writer’s Tribe™ A feedback forum for children’s writers Fall semester 2016

Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 4:00pm

4 Sundays: October 2, 16, 30 & November 13 • 4:00 - 7:00 pm • $240


 

Polish your manuscript in a safe space built on respect, inspiration, and honesty. The focus is on rendering quintessential characters, vivid settings, and page-turning plots. 
The mission of this interactive, university-level workshop is to deepen the art and craft of fiction writing. Submission strategies to agents and editors will be covered.

Requirements: Must have completed a picture book manuscript or the first 25 pages of a novel. Must be able to send, receive, open, and print emailed documents (Pages or Word)

A big thanks to Andrea for the encouragement, motivation, insights, and craft lessons. She made us better writers. I could go on and on,
but I intend to do so on the acknowledgment page of my first book
. —Donna Hemmila

Andrea’s class is an extraordinary gift of her time, talent, and understanding. She is the quintessential “cheerleader” for the creative spirit.—Jacqueline Texier

Andrea Alban is the author of nine books, including The Happiness Tree and Anya’s War. She edits manuscripts and coaches writers in how to prepare submissions to editors and agents.Alban runs the popular “Writer’s Tribe” groups at Book Passage.

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Class: Kathy Freschi - Intermediate/Advanced Italian: Il Maestro di Bastone

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 10:00am

4 Wednesdays: Aug. 3 - 24 • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm • $130

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Class: Leslie Keenan - Master Writers

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 10:30am

8 Tuesdays: May 10 - June 28 • 6:30 - 8:30 pm • $320

Use the support of fellow writers and well-timed feedback to move through resistance and finish your work. Completion of either of Leslie’s beginners’ classes is a prerequisite for this class.

Leslie Keenan is an experienced writing instructor. One published student says, “If it weren’t for Leslie Keenan’s courses at Book Passage, I would never have written a word of fiction.” Author Eve Pell says, “Your help was really valuable since it stopped me from feeling utterly overwhelmed... I knew how to make a plan, and that’s what made the difference.”

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Class: Amanda Conran - Write a Book in a Week for Kids

Monday, July 18, 2016 - 9:00am

One Week: July 18 - 22nd • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm • $465

Develop a great plot and write with a team that will create a book in one week! Amanda Conran worked with the group of young writers at Book Passage that produced the highly successful Dragon Mist. You can join with her and learn the elements of story telling while having a lot of fun. (All materials provided) 

Amanda Conran is the author of the newly released middle-grade novel The Lost Celt. She is a freelance editor, as well as a children’s book consultant, book talker, and children’s book club facilitator for Book Passage.

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Class: Kate Rider - Beginning Italian III (July Session)

Friday, July 8, 2016 - 10:00am

4 Fridays: July 8 - 29 • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm • $130

Kate Rider has a master’s degree in Italian Literature from SFSU and teaches Italian at Dominican University. Her classes are fun and relaxed, with an emphasis on practical speaking ability.

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Class: Kate Rider - Intermediate Italian Review (July Session)

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 4:00pm

4 Wednesdays: July 6 - 27 • 4:00 – 6:00 pm • $130

Kate Rider has a master’s degree in Italian Literature from SFSU and teaches Italian at Dominican University. Her classes are fun and relaxed, with an emphasis on practical speaking ability.

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Class: Kate Rider - Beginning Continuing Italian Review

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 9:30am

4 Wednesdays: July 6 - 27 • 9:30 – 11:30 am • $130

Kate Rider has a master’s degree in Italian Literature from SFSU and teaches Italian at Dominican University. Her classes are fun and relaxed, with an emphasis on practical speaking ability.

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Class: Kate Rider - Lower Intermediate Italian

Monday, May 2, 2016 - 12:45pm

6 Mondays: May 2 - June 13 (no class 5/30) • 12:40 – 2:25 pm • $160

Kate Rider has a master’s degree in Italian Literature from SFSU and teaches Italian at Dominican University. Her classes are fun and relaxed, with an emphasis on practical speaking ability.

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Class: Kate Rider - Beginning Continuing Italian VII

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 9:30am

4 Wednesdays: June 1 - 22 • 9:30 – 11:30 am • $130

Kate Rider has a master’s degree in Italian Literature from SFSU and teaches Italian at Dominican University. Her classes are fun and relaxed, with an emphasis on practical speaking ability.

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

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