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All Levels | “The moon making a poem possible… what can we say about that?” — Mary Ruefle
This generative class features eclectic writing experiments inspired by scientific, esoteric, and mythological ideas about the moon to jump-start our creativity and playfully upend clichés, culminating in a small folio of new lunar-infused work. Most writing happens in class with some observation homework to continue momentum; optional one-on-one conference at end. Slanted toward poetry but open to all genres.
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 SessionsFiction, Multigenre, Nonfiction, Poetry, Prose
Start Date: 02/03/2018
No Class On: 3/10/2018
End Date: 03/17/2018
Days of the Week: Saturday
Time: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm PST
Minimum Class Size: 5
Maximum Class Size: 15
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$295.00 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