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Our First Gods: Writing Our Parents

All Levels | Too often unapproachable, unassailable—our parents are our first gods. How have we known them? How might we know them now? And are we ready for our parents to fall from their thrones and become not gods (or devils) but the human beings they are? In this generative workshop participants will think, discuss, share, and write about their own parents in the hopes that all will leave with the beginnings of several personal pieces.

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.

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Instructor: Joe Wilkins

Class Type: 1 Session

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Start Date: 06/13/2021

Days of the Week: Sunday

Time: 1:10 pm – 4:10 pm PDT

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 20

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Joe Wilkins

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
College.

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