Classes

Class: Leslie Keenan - Master Class for Writers

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Five Tuesdays: July 2 - 30 • 6:30-8:30 pm • $40 per session
 
Limited to 10—Restricted registration; call (415) 927-0960 for information


Are you ready to commit to completing your book? Use the support and camaraderie of fellow writers, as well as helpful, well-timed feedback, to move through resistance and finish your work. Leslie provides incisive feedback as well as structural and publishing advice as needed.

 

Class: Wendy Walsh - Intermediate / Advanced Italian Review

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 - 9:30am to 12:00pm

Four Wed.: June 26, July 10, 17, & 24 (no class July 3) • 9:30-12:00 pm • $150

 

 

Wendy Walsh has a Ph.D. in Italian Literature from UCB. She has been teaching Italian language, literature, and cooking since 1979. She leads a yearly Language Study Tour Program to Italy. Buy a panino in the Cafe and join Wendy before or after your class for informal Italian conversation.

 

 

 

Class: Wendy Walsh - Intermediate Italian Review

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm

Four Wed.: June 26, July 10, 17, & 24 (not July 3)1:00-3:30 pm • $150

 

 

Wendy Walsh has a Ph.D. in Italian Literature from UCB. She has been teaching Italian language, literature, and cooking since 1979. She leads a yearly Language Study Tour Program to Italy. Buy a panino in the Cafe and join Wendy before or after your class for informal Italian conversation.

 

 

 

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
94925 Corte Madera
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Class: Wendy Walsh - Beginning-Intermediate Italian Review

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm

Four Tues.: July 2, 9, 16, & 231:00-3:30 pm • $150

 

 

Wendy Walsh has a Ph.D. in Italian Literature from UCB. She has been teaching Italian language, literature, and cooking since 1979. She leads a yearly Language Study Tour Program to Italy. Buy a panino in the Cafe and join Wendy before or after your class for informal Italian conversation.

 

 

 

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
94925 Corte Madera
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Class: Wendy Walsh - Low-Intermediate Italian Review

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 9:30am to 12:00pm

Four Tues.: July 2, 9, 16, & 239:30-12:00 pm • $150

 

 

Wendy Walsh has a Ph.D. in Italian Literature from UCB. She has been teaching Italian language, literature, and cooking since 1979. She leads a yearly Language Study Tour Program to Italy. Buy a panino in the Cafe and join Wendy before or after your class for informal Italian conversation.

 

 

 

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
94925 Corte Madera
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Class: Silvia Iannelli - Intermediate-Advanced Italian Conversation

Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Five Thurs.: May 23 - June 206:00-8:00 pm • $150

 

 

This course is for students who are interested in practicing their language skills by reading and reviewing a short, modern Italian novella in class. All lessons will be conducted in Italian and students must be conversant at an Intermediate-Advanced level.


Silvia Iannelli is a private Italian tutor who was born and raised in Rome. She creates a fun and welcoming environment for her students, motivating them through activities and exercises. Her personal quote is: “La traduzione della parola e’ nel cuore ~ The translation of a word is in the heart.”

 

 

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
94925 Corte Madera
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Class: Gloria Lopez Gutierrez - Beginning Spanish

Wednesday, June 5, 2013 - 9:30am to 11:30am

Four Wed.: June 5-26 • 9:30-11:30 am • $120

 

 

Gloria Lopez Gutierrez is an experienced bilingual teacher as well as College of Marin instructor. She aims to make Spanish language learning a relevant endeavor for each student.

 

POSTPONED - Class: Louise Nayer - Transforming Pain Through Writing Memoir

Saturday, August 17, 2013 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Sun., Aug. 17 • 10:00-3:00 pm • $85

Class has been postponed - call for further information

 

Transform difficult memories into captivating writing. Exercises will help with sensory detail, scene vs. summary, time shifts, and voice. You will leave class with a body of work and the courage and confidence to continue writing. Louise Nayer, author of Burned: A Memoir, has taught creative writing for 40 years.

 

 

CANCELLED - Class: Susanne Pari & Sheila Gordon - Together Stories

Saturday, August 3, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Sat., Aug. 3 • 10:00-12:00 pm • $40

This class has been cancelled. Please call (415) 927-0960, ext. 1 for further details

The idea behind “Together Stories” is deliciously simple and wonderfully addictive: using storytelling to forge a bond between the young and the old. Learn how to create a collaborative story using a sequential back-and-forth method via email. Writing a story with a child is a unique way to gain insight into a child’s thoughts—and the kids love it! Susanne Pari is a novelist, essayist, and author of The Fortune Catcher. Sheila Gordon was one of the original organizers the Kidney Foundation Authors Luncheon. She has written a Together Story with her granddaughter Emily.

 

 

 

 

POSTPONED: Class: Daniel Riviera - Movie/TV Sales & Other Derivative Rights

Sunday, July 21, 2013 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

Sun., July 21 • 12:30-1:45 pm • $30

This class has been postponed - please email bpclasses@bookpassage.com for further information

Class will cover movie/TV option/purchase agreements and exploiting derivative rights for authors.

Authors’ Legal Rights Series
An overview of the legal and business issues facing writers. Daniel Riviera is an entertainment attorney based in San Francisco with extensive experience in the entertainment industry. Q&A session to follow presentations.

 

 

 

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