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Poetry as a Waking Dream

In many poems, dream imagery and archetypal journeys or predicaments create a state similar to that between sleeping and waking. We’ll read dream-like poems to serve as models from writers such as Mahmoud Darwish, Rodger Kamenetz, William Blake, and C.D….

Course Type: 1 Day  |   Instructor: Emily Warn

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Start Date: 7/30/2014 – 6:00 PM
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The Poetry of the Sentence

Writers who work between prose and poetry will delight in this class, which seeks to explore the infinite possibilities of the poetic sentence. What happens when we stop over-steering the sentence and allow for multiple landscapes and interior investigations? Trusting…

Course Type: 2 Day  |   Instructor: Samar Abulhassan

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Start Date: 8/2/2014 – 10:00 AM

Think With Words

Susan Sontag wrote in her journal, “Learn how to write. Think with words, not with ideas.” Using games and props to prompt writing, this class will help you follow your thoughts with words. Whether you’re writing fiction, nonfiction, screenplays, plays,…

Course Type: 1 Day  |   Instructor: Rachel Kessler

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Start Date: 8/2/2014 – 1:00 PM
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An Intense Week of Writing for Poets

Before this intensive workshop for poets at any stage of poetic development, students will submit 3-5 poems and we will spend the week in a mixture of critique, discussion of interesting and recent poetry, and writing new poems. We will…

Course Type: 1 Week  |   Instructor: Ed Skoog

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Start Date: 8/4/2014 – 1:00 PM
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The Many Ways to be a Writer

Those with writerly aspirations often believe there is a single path to the writer’s life: write book, find agent, get publishing deal, get on Oprah. Maybe throw an MFA and teaching in there. This is a great road if it…

Course Type: 1 Day  |   Instructor: Laurel Saville

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Start Date: 8/5/2014 – 6:00 PM
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Memoir Essentials Section II

A second section of this popular summer class. We will discuss the essential elements of memoir writing—how to create scenes that move your story forward, how to use summary and reflection effectively, how to narrow your topic, and how to…

Course Type: 4 Week  |   Instructor: Theo Nestor

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Start Date: 8/5/2014 – 6:00 PM
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Take-Away Poems

Witness the transformation of your poetry from Word documents into custom-designed typeset broadsides. Leave with two of your own hand-held poetry broadsides. Each participant brings a poem, works with JT to make it suitable as a broadside, then collaborates with…

Course Type: 1 Day  |   Instructor: John Berry and JT Stewart

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Start Date: 8/9/2014 – 1:00 PM

Fiction Critique

The best way to learn to write fiction is to do it, receive informed and constructive feedback, and then revise. Each student will bring one manuscript of up to 8,000 words (either stand-alone story or the beginning of a novel)…

Course Type: 6 Week  |   Instructor: Nancy Kress

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Start Date: 9/8/2014 – 7:00 PM
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