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All Levels | In this generative workshop, we will focus on ways our writing can be a potent call to protect the planet—whether we’re penning a letter to an elected official, drafting a personal essay, or writing a poem. Prompts and readings will guide participants into writing that serves as witness to the landscapes we love and will help us approach our work creatively and playfully, even when we are confronting the most challenging issues of our day.
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.
Class Type: 1 SessionMultigenre, Nonfiction, Online, Poetry
Start Date: 04/22/2021
Days of the Week: Thursday
Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm PDT
Minimum Class Size: 5
Maximum Class Size: 15
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Miranda Weiss is the author of Tide, Feather, Snow: A Life in Alaska, a Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association bestseller. Her science and nature writing have been published by The Atlantic, The Economist, The Washington Post, Alaska Magazine, and REI, and her work has been anthologized in This is the Place: Women Writing about Home, which the New York Times called “far-reaching and compelling.” Her essay, “A Fleeting Resource: In Praise of the Deep Cold,” was recognized as Notable by Best American Essays, and her work has been supported by grants from the Rasmuson Foundation and the University of Alaska. She lives with her husband and two daughters in Homer, Alaska where she explores tidepools, maintains a large garden, keeps chickens, harvests wild greens, and fills the freezer each summer with salmon.