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Bring the Kids: Writing for Parents

Seriously, bring the kids (under 10) to this reading and writing workshop for poets, fiction writers, and essayists. We’ll read and discuss some short works by writers who wrote notable works while they had young children such as Grace Paley, Shirley Jackson, Rachel Zucker, Robert Frost, J. Robert Lennon, and others. Taking our cues from these writers, we will write a few new poems/stories/essays and share and discuss them, building toward new revisions and exploring avenues for publication. We’ll have activities and assistance to occupy the children while we work.

Due to COVID-19, all classes will take place online-either through Zoom or through Wet Ink, our asynchronous learning platform-through Spring quarter 2021.

All times are listed in Pacific Time.

Instructor: Ed Skoog

Class Type: 6 Sessions

Start Date: 10/09/2014

End Date: 11/13/2014

Days of the Week: Thursday

Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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Ed Skoog

Ed Skoog is the author of four books of poems, most recently Travelers Leaving for the City (Copper Canyon Press, 2020). His poems have appeared in The New Yorker, Harper’s, The New Republic and elsewhere. He is a former writer-in-residence at Hugo House.

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