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Spring Registration Dates

All registrations open at 10:30 am

$500+ donor Registration: March 4
Member Registration: March 5
General Registration: March 12


New! Early Bird Pricing March 4 through March 18:

  • $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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Writing Short: The Art of Flash and Prose Poems

All Levels | Novels are glorious. So is writing that tells a tiny story, shares a small but shattering true experience, and/or reveals the beauty (or horror or boredom) of a single moment. Welcome to the world of flash, which…

Course Type: 4 Sessions  |   Instructor: Samantha Updegrave and Stephanie Hammer

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Start Date: 05/09/2019 – 5:00 PM

Samantha Updegrave and Stephanie Hammer

Samantha Claire Updegrave writes creative nonfiction, profiles, book reviews, and poetry. She's an MFA candidate at the Northwest Institute of Literary Arts and assistant editor at Soundings Review.

Stephanie Barbé Hammer is a 4 time nominee for the Pushcart Prize in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Her work has appeared in Pearl, Hayden’s Ferry, the Bellevue Literary Review and S/tick among other places. She was a comp lit scholar for many years, but then decided she wanted to make creative work, rather than just talk about it. Born in New York City she now lives on Whidbey Island where she writes flash fiction, poetry, and occasional essays and teaches creative writing at community colleges and non-profits. She is the author of a novel The Puppet Turners of Narrow Interior (Urban Farmhouse Press in 2015), a poetry collection How Formal? (Spout Hill Press, 2014), and a chapbook, Sex with Buildings (Dancing Girl Press, 2012). She’s working on a new novel about a repentant drug dealer and a new poetry collection about being a city dweller attempting to deal with nature.

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