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VIDEO: This class will take place via video-conferencing (Zoom).
Though we live in a world chock full of chain restaurants and department stores, on-screen communications, and cross-country airplane travel, we ignore the power of place at our own psychological and, increasingly, physical peril. Truly, place and landscape are active forces in all our lives. They shape and re-shape us; they offer us foundation and refuge; they challenge us to be good citizens of our biotic and built communities. In life and in writing, we ought to be aware of this; we ought to try to understand and harness the power of place. This session offers writers four ways they might begin to do just that. Participants are asked to bring a pen and paper or a laptop computer for in-session writing.
Class Type: 1 SessionFiction, Multigenre, Nonfiction, Online, Prose, Visiting
Term: Spring 2020
Start Date: 05/20/2020
Days of the Week: Wednesday
Time: 1:10 pm – 4:10 pm
Minimum Class Size: 5
Maximum Class Size: 20
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Joe Wilkins is the author of the novel,
Fall Back Down When I Die (Little Brown),
a memoir, The Mountain and the Fathers
(Counterpoint), and three poetry collections,
most recently When We Were Birds, winner
of the 2017 Oregon Book Award in Poetry.
He directs the creative program at Linfield