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John Murillo

CUT, SCRATCH & BLEND: REVISION AS REMIX - LIVE

August 2 to August 6, 2021
Tuition: $550
“Poetry,” writes Yusef Komunyakaa in his essay collection Blue Notes, “is an act of meditation and improvisation. And need is the motor that propels the words down the silent white space.” In this workshop, participants will consider various ...More
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Matthew Olzmann

LOVE POEMS - LIVE

August 2 to August 6, 2021
Tuition: $550
Why do these things feel impossible to write? How can a poem risk vulnerability without crushing us under the weight of sentimentality? Why are so many love poems so very sad? How can the abstract experience of a specific emotion be made tangible?...More
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Nicole Sealey

SEEING IS BELIEVING: DRAFTING THE LASTING IMAGE - LIVE

August 2 to August 6, 2021
Tuition: $550
In The Poet’s Companion, Kim Addonizio and Dorianne Laux argue that images should “produce a bit of magic, a reality so real it is ‘like being alive twice.’” As we know, images are closely linked to memory. As poets, after mining our respective...More
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Sabrina Orah Mark

WRITING YOUR OBSESSION

August 2 to August 27, 2021
Tuition: $550
ASYNCHRONOUS In this four-week workshop you will write the living daylights out of that thing that writes the living daylights out of you. What, like a fixed star, is at the center of your heart? What is your hobbyhorse, your idee fixe, your charge...More
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Paul Lisicky

ON URGENCY: MEMOIR/CREATIVE NONFICTION THROUGH A QUEER LENS - LIVE

August 9 to August 13, 2021
Tuition: $550
What does it mean to write memoir and creative nonfiction as a queer person in 2021? What silences do we sense in the archive and in ourselves? How do we tap into our personal urgency to fill up those spaces with imagination? And what does it feel...More
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Gail Mazur

WRITING POEMS: VISION & REVISION - LIVE

August 9 to August 13, 2021
Tuition: $550
Often the best, most surprising inspirations for revision comes from close readings of poems new to us. Together we’ll look at poems and write new poems. Every day! All of us! We’ll give ourselves and our writing a figurative shake or two, talk...More
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Marcie Hershman

WRITING IN INTERESTING TIMES - LIVE

August 16 to August 20, 2021
Tuition: $550
As a much-quoted curse of debatable origins has it: “May you live in interesting times!”  For the past year the coronavirus pandemic has demanded all our attention.  It has changed everything, challenging us to determine what we can trust, where we...More
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Nick Flynn

MEMOIR AS BEWILDERMENT - LIVE

August 23 to August 27, 2021
Tuition: $550
In The Unnamable, Beckett offers this: "Dear incomprehension, it’s thanks to you I’ll be myself in the end." In our week together, I would like to examine this idea by thinking about the concept of "bewilderment" and how it gets acted out in our...More
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Victoria Redel

POSSIBILITIES & NECESSITIES: A FICTION WORKSHOP - LIVE

August 23 to August 27, 2021
Tuition: $550
This workshop focuses on possibilities within a work of fiction—what are the possibilities and limitations found in choices of narrative point of view, syntax, time, memory, story structure, sentences, omission, openings, closure, objects, dialogue...More
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Marie Howe

TRANSFORMATION - LIVE

August 23 to August 27, 2021
Tuition: $550
Transformation. How do we achieve this in writing a poem?  We will meet for 5 days, and each day we will invite transformative poets and poems into our rooms: We will read poets  who give close attention to one thing , poets  who praise ( and praise...More