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Motherhood & the Body

All Levels | Motherhood is a passage. It also can cause significant and sometimes long-lasting change in a woman’s body. Poets have a unique opportunity to explore how these physical transformations in the body mirror emotional shifts and personal discovery. We will read from a diverse selection of poets, and explore imagery and possibility within our own physical stories of birth and breastfeeding, labor, and the act of loving another human into the world.

Beginning Fall 2021, we will be adding select in-person classes back to our course catalog. The majority of our classes will still be offered via Zoom.

If a class says IN-PERSON in its title, it will take place in person at our permanent home in Seattle.

If a class says ASYNCHRONOUS in its title, it will take place on Wet Ink, our asynchronous learning platform.

If a class does not have a marker after its title, it will take place via Zoom.

Instructor: Jessica Gigot

Class Type: 1 Session

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Start Date: 03/13/2021

Days of the Week: Saturday

Time: 1:10 pm – 4:10 pm PST

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 20

$81.00 Member Price:
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$90.00 General Price:

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Jessica Gigot

Jessica Gigot is a poet, farmer, and teacher. She lives on a small, sheep farm in the Skagit Valley. Her first book of poems, Flood Patterns, was published by Antrim House Books in 2015 and her second book, Feeding Hour, was published November 2020 with Trail to Table Press, an imprint of Wandering Aengus Press. Jessica’s writing appears in several publications such as Orion, Taproot, Gastronomica, and Poetry Northwest and she is a poetry editor for The Hopper. Her memoir, A Little Bit of Land, will be published by Oregon State University Press in 2022.

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