Featured offerings: This winter, the Loft presents True North. Visit our True North page to learn more and plan your participation.

The Loft contracts with hundreds of published writers, agents, and editors to teach our classes. To learn about our diverse and talented roster of teaching artists, browse the list below.


Alexis Zanghi

Alexis Zanghi is a writer based in the Twin Cities. Her work has appeared in Full Stop, the Collagist, the Washington Spectator, the Point, CityLab, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and the Atlantic.

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Laura Zats

Laura Zats is a Loft teaching artist and an Associate Literary Agent at Red Sofa Literary. She has been an editor for several years in the US and the UK. Read More

Heather Zenzen

Heather Zenzen began writing stories as a girl in small-town Minnesota and hasn't stopped yet. Her work was awarded SCBWI's Sue Alexander Most Promising New Work Award in 2016, and she received a Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative grant in 2017.

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