Oklahoma Contemporary
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Literary Arts

Spring Session is April 8 - June 9

• 8-week classes | April 8- June 9
• 4-week classes | April 8 - May 5

Discover your inner Joan Didion or Octavia Butler with Studio School's offerings in writing. Each course has limited enrollment, ensuring that you will receive personal feedback on your progress from your instructor and peers in a warm, supportive environment.

Interested in more than just Literary Arts? See all classes and workshops here.

Tuition for multi-week courses does not include materials. When signing up for a class, all students agree to abide by the policies set forth in the Student Handbook.

Eight-Week Class | Creative Writing: Write A Short Story!

  • Date 6-8 p.m., Wednesdays, April 10-May 29
  • Cost $150
  • Location Main Building | Howard Family Charitable Foundation Studio 3
  • Instructor / Presenter Spencer Gee
  • Age Requirements 18+
  • Contact studioschool@okcontemp.org
Sp24 Racoon

No class May 29. Last class will be on June 5.

Join us to brainstorm, have fun and learn how to craft a short story. This supportive class teaches you how to generate characters (base them on your mother), create a setting (pick a planet) and outline a story arc (my mother the alien finally returns to Mars). Stories about parental units not required.

Write a sci-fi story about your frenemy Marleen but slyly change her name to Larleen. Write a poignant tale of finding true love with a 7-11 gas pump and a racoon. Rewrite The Outsiders and change all the characters to vacuum cleaners or colanders or talking seat belts.

The best thing about fiction is you design the world, and you make the rules. Class includes writing time and friendly no-pressure feedback.

• Download your syllabus and materials list here.

• If one class is postponed due to weather or unforeseen instructor circumstances, the rain date is June 5.

Open Studio time is included with registration. Open Studio allows currently enrolled students to work on their projects in Oklahoma Contemporary’s studios outside of class meetings. Availability varies weekly, and times are posted outside each studio.



Monday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Closed Tuesday

Wednesday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Thursday 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Friday - Sunday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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Visit us at 11 NW 11th St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73103
Phone: 405 951 0000
Fax: 405 951 0003

Oklahoma Contemporary
P.O. Box 3062
Oklahoma City, OK 73101

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