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Fall Generative Lab w/ Lidia Yuknavitch and the Corporeal Squad: September 30th-October 2nd

September 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$450
View Venue Website, 510 SW 3rd Ave #101, Portland, OR 97204 + Google Map

Fall. Color. Changes in light, leaves, life. Meditation. Observation. In this generative lab we will develop your key primary metaphors embedded in how you experience your life physically. Don’t worry—we know how to find them. From these metaphors we will develop seeds of texts (poetic, fiction, nonfiction, or mixed genre) for future expansion in your writing and artmaking life.
Seven years ago Corporeal Writing hosted its first ever seasonal lab—and we started with Fall. We’re thrilled to write with you in person again at our beautiful space in downtown Portland.

Check out all the details, and please read the COVID note carefully.

Fall: Exhausting Metaphor: A Seasonal Generative Writing Lab

with Lidia Yuknavitch and the Corporeal Writing Squad: Domi Shoemaker, Anya Pearson, Katie Guinn, and Daniel Isaiah Elder

WHEN: September 30th to October 2nd

Friday 9/30/22: 7pm-9pm meet-and-greet over ZOOM

Saturday 10/1/22 11am-4pm in-person with a 45minute break for lunch

Sunday 10/2/22: 11am-4pm in-person with a 45minute break for lunch

WHERE: The Corporeal Writing Center in downtown Portland (510 SW 3rd Ave Suite 101, Portland, OR 97204)

COST: $450. Payment plans are always available, please contact our Navigator Daniel Elder at registration@corporealwriting.com.

SCHOLARSHIPS: A limited number of scholarships are available. Please apply here.

COVID-related info: Due to continued concerns about the spread of Covid-19 and its variants, attendance for this collaborative lab will be limited when compared to our packed rooms of the past. Proof of vaccination will be required in advance; you will be contacted by our Navigator, Daniel, in order to send him a photo/scan of your vaccination documentation. Attendees must be two weeks removed from their final vaccination as of no later than September 15th in order to attend. We will also be requiring KN95 masks.

In addition, because of returning concerns of rising cases, to attend this lab, you must also include proof of a negative PCR Test taken within 72 hours of October 1st, or a Rapid Antigen test taken the morning of October 1st, our first day face-to-face. When presenting the proof of a negative test please provide the confirming negative test report you received from your provider. If you have taken an at home Rapid Antigen Test, please take a photo of the results on a sheet of paper with your name and the date (7/24/2022) written on it.

We apologize to anyone this excludes who has not yet been able to receive the vaccine (or has a health condition that precludes them from getting vaccinated), however we have collectively decided that requiring proof of vaccination is the safest way for us to move forward.

And though we are starting to re-open, for those leery of travel, we will continue to host plenty of online offerings.

The Corporeal Center houses all of Corporeal Writing’s Face2Face workshops, readings, and open community hours Wednesday through Friday, 1-5 (contact Domi Shoemaker domi@corporealwriting.com). We are located in a beautiful historic building in downtown Portland. We are on bus lines, close to the Max line that goes to the airport as well as the Amtrak station. We are within walking distance to many hotels, some of our favorites being The Society Hotel ($), Embassy Suites ($$), Hotel Monaco ($$) and The Nines ($$$). With a bar, delicious burger joint, fresh salad bar in our building, a food truck lot out the front door, and Pine Street Market only a 3 block walk, food options abound.

The Corporeal Center houses all of Corporeal Writing’s Face2Face workshops, readings, and open community hours Wednesday through Friday, 1-5 (contact Domi Shoemaker domi@corporealwriting.com). We are located in a beautiful historic building in downtown Portland. We are on bus lines, close to the Max line that goes to the airport as well as the Amtrak station. We are within walking distance to many hotels, some of our favorites being The Society Hotel ($), Embassy Suites ($$), Hotel Monaco ($$) and The Nines ($$$). With a bar, delicious burger joint, fresh salad bar in our building, a food truck lot out the front door, and Pine Street Market only a 3 block walk, food options abound.