Free Online College Prep: Storytelling Through Narrative Essays
August 31, 2020 to September 4, 2020 at 7PM CST
*NOTE: Classes are Monday, Wednesday & Friday and will meet Online via Zoom at 7PM CST.
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Yilong Peng, Instructor
Class size limited to 20 writers
August 31, 2020 to September 4, 2020
Class meets ONLINE via Zoom; with three seminars (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) in the evenings. Once you've enrolled, the instructor will send a link to our online classroom.
Contact us HERE if you have any questions about this class.
Instructor Yilong Peng is a Eugene McDermott Scholar at the University of Texas at Dallas, where he studies Molecular Biology and Creative Writing. He is the founder of the 'Last Writers' program, which connects volunteers with hospice patients to write and publish 'living memoirs'. He is also the Director of Publications for Kids Tales, an international nonprofit that empowers underserved kids through creative writing, and a partner with the World Literacy Foundation, where he adapts and records audiobooks for English-learning students in Colombia and Africa. In exploring different mediums of fiction, he has written short stories with the Texas Association of Creative Writing Teachers, is an avid pursuant of NaNoWriMo, and is currently working on producing a short film with local Dallas film company, XV Anthology. Outside of creative writing, Yilong is a volunteer EMT and has conducted medical research in a wide variety of subjects, including cellular biology, psychiatry, and virology.