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Winter Poetry Workshop

IPRC Creative Workshops for Winter 2021 will be held online via zoom, PST. Register here This is a workshop for all levels, whether you’ve just written your first poem or have been seriously writing for years. Each week, we’ll read and discuss one another’s work, emphasizing both craft (the shaping and forming of language) as well as the vision that’s unique to each individual. Our conversations will rest upon the assumption that there is no “correct” answer in art—that is, the thoughts and feelings that each piece of writing evokes will be a welcome part of the discussion. All aesthetics are welcome, experimentation is encouraged, and we will strive to meet each piece of writing on its own terms. Through engaging with one another’s work,…

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The Writing Body

In this three-part workshop, we will allow the emotional and intellectual bodies, as well as the body in space, to inform writing practice. Through somatic awareness, movement, and meditation practice, we will generate written work. Through written work and somatic practice, we will generate movement vocabulary. All levels of writing and movement experience welcome. $65, register here 2 sliding scale and 2 scholarship spots available, BIPOC prioritized. Reach out to hquinn@iprc.org to inquire about availability.

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Poet’s Essay

IPRC Creative Workshops for Winter 2021 will be held online via zoom, PST. Register here Somewhere between prose poetry and lyric essay there’s a genre of weird and brilliant writing I’m calling “the poet’s essay.” From Hanif Abdurraqib to Chris Kraus, this genre combines the imagistic musicality of poems with the argumentative structure of an essay. In this six-week generative course, students will explore and discuss examples of essays by poets and have the opportunity to generate work that follows different structures within this exciting genre. Reading list will/may include writers such as Maggie Nelson, Mary Ruefle, Eileen Myles, Joe Wenderoth, Claudia Rankine, Alexander Chee, and others. Open to writers of all levels. Students will leave the class with several starts and a greater understanding of…

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December Collage Challenge

For this December’s Collage challenge, create a collage based on Tarot card imagery. Tag the IPRC or join us Thursday, Dec. 10th for a virtual Show & Tell of your collage creations. Register here, and zoom link will be sent on the day of the event.

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Poetry Practice Space

Join us monthly on zoom, on the third Thursday of the month for prompts and sharing. Register here, and we’ll send the zoom link on the day of the event. Poetry Practice Space is a monthly gathering for poets and writers. Writing materials, readings and prompts for generative writing will be provided. Come share a space to talk about your writing practice, and current writing projects, bemoan rejections, celebrate acceptances, share writing resources— and write together! Consider Poetry Practice Space the calisthenics for your poetics. Suggested donation, no one turned away for lack of funds Free for members

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November Collage Night

For this month’s challenge, create a collage incorporating an image of hands. Tag the IPRC, use #collagechallengeiprc, or join us on Thursday, November 12th at 6:30pm for a virtual show & tell of your collage creations! Register here, and zoom link will be sent on the day of the event.

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November Origami Workshop

Come and fold with an IPRC member/volunteer & origami instructor/author, Yuki Martin on Zoom! You will need either origami paper*, or regular copy paper cut down to the dimensions of a square. All ages & skill levels are welcome. Materials needed: origami paper (6″x 6″) or copy paper cut down to those dimensions, and a cutting tool, if using copy paper. *Origami paper can be picked up at the IPRC. Coordinate with hquinn@iprc.org to pick origami paper up. Register here, and zoom link will be sent on the day of the workshop.

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Flash Creative Nonfiction

In this two-part class taught by Jay Ponteri, we will write compressed creative nonfiction together. We will do guided writing exercises and study brief nonfiction works / passages by Asiya Waddud, Layli Long Soldier, Nathalie Léger, Ocean Vuong, and Poupeh Missaghi, among others. The techniques we shall encounter include specificity, syntax and diction, expansive brevity, structure. Most notably, we will form a community of writers that is guided by belonging, visibility, and respect. *IPRC Creative Workshops for Fall 2020 will be held online via zoom, PST. Sunday Nov. 8th & 15th, 3-6pm Cost: $75 Register here *2 spots available at sliding scale, BIPOC prioritized; email hquinn@iprc.org *2 spots available at no cost, BIPOC prioritized; email hquinn@iprc.org About the Instructor: Jay Ponteri directs the Low-Residency MFA…

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Fall Poetry Workshop

IPRC Creative Workshops for Fall 2020 will be held online via zoom, PST. This is a workshop for all levels, whether you’ve just written your first poem or have been seriously writing for years. Each week, we’ll read and discuss one another’s work, emphasizing both craft (the shaping and forming of language) as well as the vision that’s unique to each individual. Our conversations will rest upon the assumption that there is no “correct” answer in art—that is, the thoughts and feelings that each piece of writing evokes will be a welcome part of the discussion. All aesthetics are welcome, experimentation is encouraged, and we will strive to meet each piece of writing on its own terms. Through engaging with one another’s work, we’ll dive…

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October Origami Workshop: Umbrella & Mushroom

Come and fold with an IPRC member/volunteer & origami instructor/author, Yuki Martin on Zoom! For October, the models we’ll be folding include an umbrella and a mushroom— images below. All ages & skill levels are welcome. Register here, and zoom link will be sent on the day of the workshop. *Materials needed: Origami paper (6″x 6″) or **copy paper cut down to those dimensions. *Origami paper can be picked up at the IPRC. Coordinate with hquinn@iprc.org to pick origami paper up. **Square sheets can be cut down from regular copy paper, using one of the methods explained in this link: https://www.origami-resource-center.com/cut-a-square.html

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