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Nick W.

After attending Saint Ann’s in Brooklyn, Nick graduated magna cum laude from Yale University in 2016, where he studied fine art, literature, and foreign languages. Since graduating, Nick has worked as a studio assistant for renowned artists and completed art residencies in London and Berlin. As a tutor, he helps a wide variety of learners of every level. He knows how to put himself in the place of his students and break down difficult concepts so that they are easily understandable. He especially enjoys helping students develop and structure their arguments for writing.

Great Short Stories

$350 per student
  • This class will introduce students to some of the great short stories of world literature, while also teaching them valuable techniques of literary criticism along the way. The stories selected will have an emphasis on the exotic, macabre, and fantastic. Authors will include Poe, Kleist, Kafka, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Angela Carter, and Clarice Lispector.
  • Learn close reading and literary analysis through a curated selection of short, but powerful works.
  • Identify key motifs and themes.
  • Understand tone, plot, and structure.
  • Gain the confidence to draw your own original insights from any short story you read.



"[Your tutors] know their subjects inside and out and explain difficult/confusing material with great skill. They're also kind and patient and put students at ease. "

Private School Parent

"My daughter actually talked about Nick's class, and what she was reading, at the dinner table. She said she had no idea that poetry had all this meaning. She's really enjoyed classes with Nick and learned a lot."


"You’ve inspired my daughter to want to achieve more in her life."

Private School Parent