Creative Writing Via Zoom

Creative Writing Via Zoom

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Yvonne Cassidy

Do you have a story you’ve always wanted to get down on paper? Did you always love creative writing at school, but find it’s something you’ve let lapse? Are you looking for a way to re-engage with writing and get inspired again? If the answer to any of these questions is “yes,” this is the class for you! Whether you want to write a novel, short stories, or memoir, over the course of six weeks, novelist Yvonne Cassidy will introduce you to the tools in her writer’s toolbox so you have everything you need to get started and keep going. Suitable for complete beginners and intermediate-level writers, this class will provide a fun and supportive environment to get writing and stay writing.

Please register in advance and the program link and discussion materials will be sent to you. Class size limited to eight.

Novelist Yvonne Cassidy moved to New York from her native Ireland in 2011. The author of four acclaimed novels The Other Boy, What Might Have Been Me, How Many Letters Are In Goodbye? and I'm Right Here, Yvonne brings students insight and experience from her own writing life as well as lessons learned along her journey to publication. Yvonne has taught fiction extensively both in Ireland and the US for organizations including The Irish Times, New York Public Library, The Irish Arts Center, Andrew Glover Youth Program and Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen where she led the creative writing program for homeless and other marginalized writers. Working with new writers to help them find and develop their writing voice is something Yvonne is passionate about and she also works one to one in a mentoring capacity as a writing coach. Yvonne is a member of New York Writers' Workshop and has taken part in many writing festivals and events in Ireland and the US. For latest information on readings and book events visit: or follow her on Twitter @YvonneCassidyNY. She is currently working on her fifth novel.


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