This is what Lisa Cottrell's students say about working with her:

About The Art & Craft of Creative Nonfiction:

  • Lisa is a great teacher. She shows her passion all the time. I really learned a lot.
  • [This course] covered everything I had hoped it would and then some! Lots of student involvement and feedback.
  • Lisa was abundantly prepared, enthusiastic, and knowledgeable.
  • Great teaching!!!

About Writing and Publishing Flash Nonfiction:

  • Lisa was great! She always had great material to share with the class.
  • What I liked best--the interactions, feedback, constructive criticism, and a wealth of materials, prompts, publishing info, etc. 
  • Lisa brought all of her years of teaching along with her experience as a writing professional, including conferences and publishing opportunities. 


About Memoir Writing: 

  • Lisa is perfect for these writing classes. She really knows how to encourage and teach people how to write.
  • [The class is] so open; Lisa offers a safe, nonjudgmental environment.
  • She is the best writing teacher that I have ever had!