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All Levels. When W.H. Auden got stuck, he went out and took a walk. Jane Kenyon spent hours weeding her flower garden. Hemingway cast a fly rod. John Keats took a bath, then dressed in his best suit before sitting down to write. Hunched over laptops, we often believe our brain is the only source of inspiration, but great literature is born from flesh and bone, muscle and sinew. Come learn how simple physical practices and activities can ignite your best stories, essays, plays, and poems. Be prepared to go home with a lot of new work.
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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: 2 SessionsFiction, Multigenre, Nonfiction, Poetry, The Writing Life
Start Date: 09/17/2016
End Date: 09/18/2016
Days of the Week: Saturday, Sunday
Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM PDT
Minimum Class Size: 5
Maximum Class Size: 15
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Christine Hemp has aired her essays and poems on NPR’s Morning Edition, and a poem of hers has traveled billions of miles on a NASA mission to monitor the pre-natal activity of stars. She is a speaker for the Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau and TEDx. Hemp is the author of That Fall (poems) and Wild Ride Home: Love, Loss and a Little White Horse, A Family Memoir. Her work has appeared recently in the New York Times, Psychology Today, and Tupelo Quarterly.