Women’s Literature

Ages 18+

Join us for a lively discussion of short stories, novels, poetry and memoirs by and about women.

  • Arts & Ideas
  • Adult
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With Jackie Berger
Learn and share your insights with the group as we consider setting, character development, plot, point of view and the author’s biography.

This class meets online weekly on Mondays from 1:00 – 3:00 pm.

This is a free class.

Please refer to the class syllabus here.

The class will begin on Monday, August 19, 2024 and finish on Monday, December 2, 2024.

Please register for the class here.

Please reach out to Shiva Schulz if you have any questions: sschulz@jccsf.org

Jacqueline Berger (Jackie) is professor emerita of English at Notre Dame de Namur University in Belmont. She has taught literature and writing for over thirty years. She is also the author of four books of poetry, including The Gift That Arrives Broken, winner of the 2010 Autumn House Poetry Prize, and Things That Burn, the 2004 winner of the Agha Shahid Ali Prize. She has won the Bay Area Book Award (now the Northern California Book Award) and several of her poems have been featured on Garrison Keillor’s Writers Almanac.


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