Summer Writing Course! — Tell Your Story

This summer, MCA is offering a summer course first session (June 5 – 30th) — The Art of Personal Narrative. In this fun, supportive environment, you’ll express yourself  in the form of essays, social media, blogging, narrative journalism and photography. You will strengthen storytelling skills, receive publishing insight and learn to leverage your personal experiences in your creative work and professional goals.

In the words of the great Dr. Maya Angelou: “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”

Here are the details:

  • 2017 Summer Session One: June 5th – June 30th
  • Mon-Thurs 11am-2pm,
  • Anyone can take this course, but it counts toward the MCA major, journalism minor. 
  • 3 credits

Get to know the instructor!

Gina Ryder is a former blog editor with The Huffington Post. At HuffPost, she worked with hundreds of contributors to tell influential personal stories that connected with thousands of readers around the world. Her own writing has appeared in Reader’s Digest, Psychology Today and An advocate for the power of personal narrative, she has taught writing workshops in vulnerable communities for organizations such as The Bridge, Covenant House, Breaking Ground and Harlem Children’s Zone. She has a B.A. in journalism from Temple University and is an M.F.A. candidate in creative nonfiction from Columbia University.