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All Levels | “Who shouted with glee / when the color blue was born?” (Pablo Neruda).
Awaken your senses and writing life using color as the prismatic approach. We’ll expand our synesthetic palette and experiment with unusual generative writing prompts across the rainbow to create a portfolio of new work. Our inspiration will pull from science, art, literature, and fresh observations, slanted toward poetry but open to all genres. Most writing will be done in class with some homework; optional feedback conference at end.
Due to COVID-19, all classes will take place online-either through Zoom or through Wet Ink, our asynchronous learning platform-through Winter quarter 2021.
All times are listed in Pacific Time.
Class Type: 6 SessionsFiction, Multigenre, Nonfiction, Poetry
Start Date: 11/02/2019
No Class On: 11/9/2019; 11/30/2019
End Date: 12/21/2019
Days of the Week: Saturday
Time: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Minimum Class Size: 5
Maximum Class Size: 15
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$290.00 General Price:
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Sierra Nelson is a poet, performer, and installation artist. Her books include forthcoming poetry collection The Lachrymose Report (Poetry Northwest Editions), lyrical choose-your-own-adventure I Take Back the Sponge Cake (Rose Metal Press), and chapbook In Case of Loss (Toadlily). Earning her MFA in Poetry from University of Washington (2002), Nelson is a MacDowell Colony Fellow, Carolyn Kizer Prize winner, Pushcart Prize nominee, and winner of the Carolyn Kizer Prize and Seattle Office of Arts & Culture's CityArtist Grant. She is also co-founder of literary performance groups The Typing Explosion and Vis-à-Vis Society, and president of Seattle's Cephalopod Appreciation Society. For more info: songsforsquid.tumblr.com