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ONLINE WORKSHOP — The Family That Writes Together


Do you wish to develop your child's writing interests as well as yours? Does the idea of writing with your child appeal to you?

Experience the adventure of writing alongside your son or daughter, child, tween, or teen! Join award-winning teacher and author Matt Pasca for journey in creative writing journey that will not only enrich your writing but your relationship with other people and the world beyond! Utilizing his twenty years of classroom experience, humor, accessible teaching models, and provocative prompts, Pasca will set you and your son or daughter, child, tween, or teen far down the path of creativity and craft. Writing topics will include setting, characterization, imagery, metaphor, object-work, voice, and memory.

Instructor: Matt Pasca website | contact
Six Weeks: June 19 to July 31, 2017
Fee: $190

Enrollment Limit: 8 families

Matt Pasca has been using the written word to defamiliarize, deconstruct, and reconstruct the world around him since he was eleven. Pasca earned a B.A. in English at Cornell University and a master's degree in Secondary English Education from Stony Brook University. He has taught at Bay Shore High School on the south shore of Long Island since 1997. Pasca has taught a variety of courses, including AP Language, AP Literature, IB English, Mythology, Poetry, and Creative Non-Fiction, and was named a New York State Teacher of Excellence in 2003. He co-founded his school's Creative Writing Club in 1998 and became the adviser of its Poetry Jams, Visiting Writers' Series, and oft decorated literary-art magazine, The Writers’ Block. Pasca has written two poetry collections: A Thousand Doors (JB Stillwater, 2001), which was nominated for the 2012 Pushcart Prize in Poetry; and Raven Wire (Shanti Arts, 2016).


Thank you for your interest in The Family That Writes Together.

  1. This is an online worshop. Communication and interaction with the instructor and other participants is done electronically.
  2. This workshop is limited to 8 families.
  3. You must be 18 years of age or older to participate.
  4. Registrations will be accepted up to the first day of the workshop. Late registrations require the approval of the instructor and a $20 late fee.
  5. Payment is expected at the time of registration.
  6. If you register and later find that you are unable to participate, the fee is fully refundable up to 48 hours before the first day of the workshop. After that date, we provide a refund of 80% of the fee paid. After the first week, no refunds will be made.

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