Creating a Writing Life

Two 2020 Summer Classes:

  • Wednesdays 7-9 p.m. May 20 - July 8

  • Thursdays 7-9 p.m. May 21 - July 9

      Central Standard Time


Cost: $100 per class

Click to register here.

Location: Currently classes to be held online via Zoom

Instructor: Elissa Cottle, Master of Fine Arts in Writing

This class is for adults to write poetry, fiction or memoir or all three!

Students enjoy weekly writing and reading assignments,

encouragement, guidance and a supportive community of writers.

Class size is limited to 12 students.


For more information or to purchase by check,

please email

or call 612-925-2249.

Thank you!

Elissa also offers editing and coaching services for individual writers.

Email or call to discuss your project!

  "I loved your class," Tatjana Zemcuznikov
  "I couldn't have found a teacher as helpful as you.
  Your classes have really been a gift," Rebecca Parker
  "Your class was a highlight of my summer," Cindy Selnes


 Poems to Go


 She prepares them for the world


 as a woman prepares her daughter


 to marry her true love.


 - Elissa Cottle