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Together we’ll tackle Herman Melville’s classic novel, Moby Dick; or The Whale—both as readers and as writers—for the pleasure of its wildness, masterful use of language, stunning imagery, and stylistic breadth. Whether you have read it before, always meant to, or consistently fell asleep at the infamous list of whales, our camaraderie and unique in-class writing prompts (slanted toward poetry but open to prose) will help you experience the book anew and generate your own portfolio of new work.
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: 6 Sessions
Start Date: 02/25/2015
No Class On: 03/04/2015
End Date: 04/08/2015
Days of the Week: Wednesday
Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM PST
Minimum Class Size: 5
Maximum Class Size: 15
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$245.00 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