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Class Update: This class has been moved to 6/5. It will now take place only one day. This has been updated from the print catalog.
All Levels | This class will travel the pathways of Poet Laureate Joy Harjo’s project Living Nations, Living Words: A Map of First Peoples Poetry. Students can expect to read, discuss, and contextualize this interactive selection of contemporary Indigenous poetics.
There will be a 2 hour writing break from 12 – 2 pm PT.
All students in reading classes will receive a book club discount on the instructor’s reading list at the Elliott Bay Book Co.
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.
Laura Da’ is a poet and teacher. A lifetime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Da’ studied creative writing at the University of Washington and The Institute of American Indian Arts. Da’ is Eastern Shawnee. She is a recipient of fellowships from the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation, Artist Trust, Hugo House, and the Jack Straw Writers Program. Her first book, Tributaries, won the 2016 American Book Award. Her newest book is Instruments of the True Measure (University of Arizona Press, 2018).