Course Catalog

The Long Game

All Levels | A generative intensive establishes the foundations for a consistent creative practice. From making a commitment to your writer self to forming a creative habit, this course focuses on generating new work and developing critical and editorial skills in a community setting. Drawing instruction from writing guides such as Anne Lamott, Walter Mosley, and Julia Cameron, we’ll also draw inspiration reading selections from a range of living writers, from Danez Smith and N.K. Jemisin to Carmen Maria Machado and Ijeoma Oluo.

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: Amber Flame

Class Type: 8 Sessions

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Start Date: 10/01/2020

End Date: 11/19/2020

Days of the Week: Thursday

Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm PDT

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

$355.50 Member Price:
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$395.00 General Price:

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Amber Flame

Amber Flame is a writer, composer, and performer whose work has garnered residencies with Hedgebrook, The Watering Hole, Vermont Studio Center, and YEFE NOF. Flame’s original work has been published in diverse arenas, including Def Jam Poetry, Winter Tangerine, The Dialogist, Split This Rock, Black Heart Magazine, Sundress Publications, FreezeRay, Redivider Journal, and more. A 2016 Pushcart Prize nominee, Jack Straw Writer, and recipient of the CityArtist grant from Seattle’s Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs, Amber Flame’s first full-length poetry collection, Ordinary Cruelty, was recently published through Write Bloody Press. Amber Flame is a queer Black single mama just one magic trick away from growing her unicorn horn.

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