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POETRY

PUBLISHING

CLASS

Teaching writers the process of developing a manuscript, and producing a book they can hold in their hands.

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CLASSES

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POETRY PUBLISHING CLASS

Level 2 

This class focuses on training seasoned poets to create and finalize a manuscript for publication. The class culminates in the production of a book, and our annual AuthorDraft event, where authors pitch their manuscripts to local publishers.

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ALUMNI WORKSHOP

Level 3 

Alumni Class This class focuses on helping CLI Alumni to continue the process of workshopping, and studying the biographies of other published authors.  The students in this class support the Sims Library of Poetry.

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CHILDREN'S BOOK CLASS

Level 3 

The  Children's Book Class is a two-semester course focused on helping Los Angeles area writers to write, edit and publish illustrated picture books. Aside from the writing workshop, the curriculum focuses on studying the biographies of other children's book writers, and fostering a community that holds writer's accountable for finishing their book.  This class guarantees a fully-illustrated, bound children's book for all students who complete the course.

EVENTS