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Pushpins & Portals: Experimenting with Short Forms

November 3, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

$80 – $200
Online, N/A, Portland, OR 97207

Pushpins & Portals: Experimenting with Short Forms

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Pushpins & Portals: Experimenting with Short Forms

In this 6-week class, we will experiment with short form creative writing. Our focus—whether it’s flash fiction, lyric essay, prose poetry, or hybrid—will be on the art of compression. Each week, participants will be given a writing exercise, a short reading, and two workshop submissions from their peers. Class time will include workshop as well as discussion of readings and craft. Our workshop will be guided by observations, questions, and possibilities. We will be thinking less about how to “fix” a piece of writing and more about what we see, our curiosities, and how to recognize hidden opportunities. Each participant will receive feedback from the instructor and from the other participants.

Instructor: Alissa Hattman

Class Meetings: 6

Thursdays, Oct. 13 – Nov. 17th, 6:30 – 8:30pm

$80 – $200 sliding scale

*2 no-cost spots available; BIPOC & 2S prioritized


Portland, OR 97207


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