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Texture & the Text [Emily Skillings]

All Levels | Can thought have a texture? How about a feeling, a day, or a dream? In A Thousand Plateaus (1980) philosophers Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari talk about space/territory as either being smooth or striated (as in muscle). Is your writing smooth or striated? If it were a textile, would it be a patchwork, a smooth bolt of silk, or something intricately embroidered? In this generative workshop, poet Emily Skillings will lead participants through a selection of readings and writing prompts that engage different explorations of texture and its relationship to grammar, form, pleasure, image, and memory.