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Jumpstart Your Poems & Prose

All Levels | Join us for a fun and lively series of prompts that include varied approaches to writing. You can expect prompts to help you move past writer’s block, activities that will challenge your typical approaches to generating new work, and fresh draft material to take home at the workshop’s conclusion. Bring your pens, paper, and charged laptops, and a willingness to try something new to jumpstart your writing.

Due to COVID-19, all classes will take place online-either through Zoom or through Wet Ink, our asynchronous learning platform-through the end of 2020.

All times are listed in Pacific Time.

Instructor: Dilruba Ahmed

Class Type: 1 Session

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Term: Fall 2020

Start Date: 10/04/2020

Days of the Week: Sunday

Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

$81.00 Member Price:
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Dilruba Ahmed

Dilruba Ahmed is the author of Bring Now the Angels (Pitt Poetry Series, University of Pittsburgh Press, 2020). Her debut book of poetry, Dhaka Dust (Graywolf Press), won the Bakeless Prize. Her poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Kenyon Review, New England Review, Ploughshares, and Poetry. Her poems have also been anthologized in The Best American Poetry 2019 (Scribner), Halal If You Hear Me (Haymarket Books), Literature: The Human Experience (Bedford/St. Martin’s), Indivisible: An Anthology of Contemporary South Asian American Poetry (University of Arkansas), and elsewhere. Ahmed is the recipient of The Florida Review’s Editors’ Award, a Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Memorial Prize, and the Katharine Bakeless Nason Fellowship in Poetry awarded by the Bread Loaf Writers Conference. She holds degrees from the University of Pittsburgh and Warren Wilson College’s MFA Program for Writers.

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