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Students will immerse themselves in diverse stories, exhibits, and activities from the Wing Luke Museum, an integral institution for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in our region. As students explore works curated from the museum, they will participate in writing activities, craft exercises, and experiences designed to inspire their imaginations. Camp sessions will be facilitated by two local artists: Arianne True is a published poet and educator, and Sara Brickman is a published writer, performer, and educator; it will also feature guest speakers from the museum. This camp will culminate with a reading of student work and the option for students to contribute a chosen piece to the Wing Luke Museum.
This camp is for students entering 5th & 6th grade in Fall 2021. This camp will take place online using Zoom and Google Classroom.
Scholarships are available by application. Questions? Please email email@example.com.
*Note – all Scribes Summer camps are in Pacific Standard Time
Duration: 1 week
Term: Scribes 2021
Start Date: 07/12/2021
End Date: 07/16/2021
Days of the Week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm PDT
Maximum Class Size: 15
Sara Brickman (she/they) is a queer Jewish writer and performer born in Ann Arbor, MI. The winner of the Split This Rock Poetry Prize, Sara has received grants and recognition from the Lambda Literary Foundation, the Yiddish Book Center, 4Culture, and Artist Trust. A nationally renowned performer, she has collaborated with musicians Mary Lambert, Hollis Wong-Wear, and Led To Sea, and has created performances for On The Boards' Performance Lab and theaters nationwide. A BOAAT Writers Fellow and Ken Warfel Fellow for Poetry in Community, their writing appears in Narrative, Adroit, The Indiana Review, Muzzle, and the anthologies Ghosts of Seattle Past, The Dead Animal Handbook, and Courage: Daring Poems for Gutsy Girls. She is currently at work on a hybrid memoir about community resilience, trauma, statuary, and anti-racist organizing in Charlottesville, Virginia during the white-nationalist rallies of 2017. Sara holds an MFA from the University of Virginia and lives in Seattle, where they work in a library, teach writing to youth and adults, and parent a cat named Latke.
Arianne True (Choctaw, Chickasaw) is a queer poet and folk artist from Seattle. Besides the Hugo House, Arianne has taught and mentored with Writers in the Schools (WITS) and YouthSpeaks Seattle, and is a proud alum of Hedgebrook and of the MFA program at the Institute of American Indian Arts.