ROXBURY — Writers in the Mountains (WIM) presents Modern Love, a six-week creative writing workshop with Elizabeth Koster, July 9 through Aug. 13. The class will be held online 1-3 p.m. Fridays. Once they register and pay, participants will be given instructions on how to join the class.

In this class, you will have the opportunity to complete an essay that you can submit for consideration in the New York Times Modern Love column. Through prompts and exercises, supportive feedback, a study of published essays, and discussions on tips and pitfalls, you will be able to sculpt and hone the story that you need to tell and the world needs to read.

Elizabeth Koster was published in the New York Times Modern Love column and holds an MFA in creative nonfiction from Columbia University. She serves as a writing mentor for Girls Write Now and has taught creative writing to high school students, Columbia undergraduates, senior citizens at JASA, and incarcerated women on Rikers Island. She lives in New York City and is currently completing a memoir.

To register for this class, email To register online, visit Class fee is $120. This class is limited to eight students. Registration deadline is July 2.

Writers in the Mountains is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization with a mission to provide a nurturing environment for the practice, appreciation and sharing of creative writing. Learn more at

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