Eastside, Poetry

Season of the Witch

This fall I am offering three six-week classes meant to inspire new work, foster creative community, and teach craft elements of poetry. And, after this past (%$#^!) year, also meant to provide two hours of creative oasis. Taking inspiration from the season we will look at po

Classes, Online, Poetry

The Personal & the Public: A Poetry Workshop

We’ll begin this 8 week generative workshop with the personal—re-examining confessionalism, autobiographical writing, and Frank O’Hara’s “Personism.” We’ll then move into the realm of the historic and elegiac—poetic modes that speak to cultures and groups. And, finally, we’ll di

Classes, Nonfiction, Online

Work in Progress: Essay and Memoir

Course Description This workshop is designed for writers who have started a first draft of an essay or a book-length project. Whether you have done a lot of work on your project or are just starting out, this workshop will push you to make meaningful progress by helping you d