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Winter Registration Dates

All registrations open at 10:30 am

$500+ donor Registration: November 26
Member Registration: November 27
General Registration: December 4

New! Early Bird Pricing November 26 through December 10:

  • $10 off one-session classes
  • $20 off classes that are two to six sessions
  • $35 off classes that are eight sessions or more

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Craft Intensive: Generating New Work

Poet and prose writer Frances McCue will discuss where poems and stories begin, using the model of Richard Hugo’s Triggering Town, and offer some ideas to generate new work. She will discuss how to build a community of writers around…

Course Type: 3 Sessions  |   Instructor: Frances McCue

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Start Date: 02/05/2019 – 18:00:00

Frances McCue

Frances McCue is a senior lecturer in the English department at the University of Washington and a public scholar and arts instigator. She is a poet and prose writer who has has spent her career connecting academic inquiries with community life. From 1996–2006, she was the founding director of Hugo House in Seattle. She has published five books, including a book of essays about poet Richard Hugo and another about the photographer Mary Randlett. Her new book of poems, Timber Curtain, is an exploration of lost places in our fast-developing city and arose from work on Where the House Was, a documentary film that began in collaboration with her UW undergraduates. She was the 2013 Teacher of Distinction in the Undergraduate Honors Program and in 2018, she won the UW Distinguished Teaching Award.

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