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As practicing writers, we understand the importance of supportive, specific feedback. Our instructors are experienced teachers whose goal is to help students see the possibilities in their work and make it the best it can be.

Adrian Van Young

Adrian Van Young is the author of The Man Who Noticed Everything, a collection of stories, and Shadows in Summerland, a novel. His fiction and nonfiction ...
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Allison Alsup

Allison Alsup holds an M.F.A. from Emerson College. For three years she taught various fiction workshops through the Loyola Writing ...
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New Orleans Writers Workshop

Andy Young

Andy Young's poetry collection All Night It Is Morning was published in 2014 by Diálogos Press. She teaches at New ...
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New Orleans Writers Workshop

Anya Groner

Anya Groner’s essays and stories have appeared in journals including Guernica, The New York Times, The Oxford American, and The ...
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C.W. Cannon

C.W. Cannon

C.W.Cannon writes fiction and non-fiction. His work has appeared in Other Voices, Third Coast, Exquisite Corpse, American Book Review, Constance, ...
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New Orleans Writers Workshop

Cassie Pruyn

Cassie Pruyn is a New Orleans-based poet born and raised in Portland, Maine. She is the author of two forthcoming ...
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New Orleans Writers Workshop

David Armand

David Armand was born and raised in Louisiana. He has worked as a drywall hanger, a draftsman, and as a ...
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Jessica Kinnison

Jessica Kinnison holds an MFA in fiction writing from Chatham University in Pittsburgh where she taught creative writing in the ...
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New Orleans Writers Workshop

Lara Naughton

Lara Naughton, MPW, is Director of Compassion NOLA. With more than twenty years teaching and facilitation experience, she has worked ...
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New Orleans Writers Workshop

Marc Nieson

Marc Nieson is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and NYU Film School. His background includes children’s theatre, cattle ...
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Michael Lee

Michael Jeffrey Lee received an MFA in fiction from the University of Alabama. His book of short stories, Something in ...
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Tom Andes

Tom Andes received his MFA from San Francisco State University and recently attended the Kenyon Review Writer’s Workshop. His work ...
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