Museum as Muse: A Hybrid Class

with Deborah Woodard

Genres: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry

Online

Open to all levels

6 Sessions

Start Date: April 23, 2022
End Date: May 28, 2022
Day of Week: Saturday
Time: 1:10pm - 3:10pm PT
Capacity: 18 seats
5 seats left!
Member Price: $274.50
General Price: $305.00

We’ll explore three intimate-scaled Seattle museums—the Frye, the Seattle Asian Art Museum, and the Henry. We’ll visit the museums on our own, convening on Zoom to workshop the poems and short prose these trips inspire. One session will be held outdoors at Volunteer Park. Expect prompts, instructor feedback, pop-up extras. The Henry and Seattle Asian Art Museum charge admission; the Frye is free. Links to collections will be sent to those who prefer to be entirely digital. Text will include How it Was with Scotland by Joan Fiset (Ravenna Press).

Deborah Woodard

Deborah Woodard

she/her

Deborah Woodard holds an MFA from the University of California, Irvine, and a PhD from the University of Washington. She is the author of Plato’s Bad Horse (Bear Star Press, 2006), Borrowed Tales (Stockport Flats, 2012), and No Finis: Triangle Testimonies, 1911 (Ravenna Press, 2018). Her chapbook Hunter Mnemonics (hemel press, 2008) was illustrated by artist Heide Hinrichs. She has translated Amelia Rosselli with Giuseppe Leporace in The Dragonfly: A Selection of Poems: 1953 – 1981 (Chelsea Editions, 2009) and with Roberta Antognini in Hospital Series (New Directions, 2015) and Obtuse Diary (Entre Ríos Books, 2018). Woodard teaches at Hugo House in Seattle and co-curates the reading series Margin Shift.

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