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Writing with Your Ghosts

with Amber Flame

Genres: Fiction, Nonfiction

Online

Open to all levels

4 Sessions

Start Date: August 2, 2022
End Date: August 23, 2022
Day of Week: Tuesday
Time: 7:10pm - 9:10pm PT
Capacity: 15 seats
5 seats left!
Member Price: $216.00
General Price: $240.00

Ever travel down a street that floods you with memories or gives you a spooky sense of déjà vu? Or started something new and found it already sticky with the residue of past experiences? In this course, we'll take time to get familiar with your familiars, making space for the stories that haunt the peripheries of awareness. From the fantastical to the lyrical, the works of Toni Morrison, Neil Gaiman, Gabriel García Márquez, and more will serve as guideposts as we generate new work that pulls aside the veil and lets our ghosts speak.

Amber Flame

Amber Flame

Amber Flame is an artist and performer, whose work has garnered artistic merit residencies with Hedgebrook, The Watering Hole, Wa Na Wari, Vermont Studio Center, and Yefe Nof. Flame served as the 2017-2019 poetry Writer-in-Residence at Hugo House in Seattle, and is a queer Black dandy mama who falls hard for a jumpsuit and some fresh kicks. 

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