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All Levels | Many of us write what haunts us—in order to heal, discover, exorcise, make meaning of, celebrate survival, and/or reach for connection. In a highly supportive environment we’ll explore access points to writing trauma, self-care for the process, and sticky issues of impact (on self and others). We’ll generate new work, focus significantly on craft, and discuss joys and challenges of writing about trauma. Students will have opportunity for feedback on their writing from instructor at least once.
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
Term: Winter 2020
Start Date: 01/09/2020
End Date: 02/13/2020
Days of the Week: Thursday
Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm PST
Minimum Class Size: 5
Maximum Class Size: 15
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Tara Hardy is the working class queer femme poet who founded Bent, a writing institute for LGBTIQ people in Seattle. She's taught creative writing for fourteen years, and she's served as the Hugo House writer-in-residence. Her first full length book of poems, Bring Down the Chandeliers, was published by Write Bloody Press in the spring, 2011.
Photo by Brian Weiss