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CA Conrad, Allison Cobb, Demian DinéYazhi’, Introduced by Jay Ponteri, Moderated by Daniela Molnar

CA Conrad is a 2019 Creative Capital Fellow, and the author of 9 books of poetry and essays: their While Standing in Line for Death (Wave Books, 2017) received the Lambda Award. A recipient of a Pew Fellowship in the Arts, they also received the Believer Magazine Book Award and the Gil Ott Book Award. Their work has been translated into Spanish, Greek, Polish, Norwegian, Portuguese, Danish, French, and German. They teach regularly at Columbia University and at the Sandberg Art Institute in Amsterdam. Allison Cobb is the author of After We All Died (Ahsahta Press); Plastic: an autobiography (Essay Press EP series); Born2 (Chax Press); and Green-Wood, originally published by Factory School with a new edition in 2018 from Nightboat Books. Cobb’s work has…

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Fall 2019: Writing the Memoir 9 month Intensive

This class for experienced and dedicated writers meets 28 times over the course of 9 months. The class begins in September, with the goal of finishing a complete draft of a memoir by June. Participants do not need to be published writers; however, they should have some experience with elements of memoir, including character, setting, dialogue and scene, and have a clear project in mind that they will devote nine months to. They should also be comfortable in a workshop setting, giving and receiving criticism on works in progress. Students who have taken Memoir Boot Camp one or more times at Literary Arts should find this class an appropriate next step. Memoir Boot Camp is not a pre-requisite. This class is specifically designed for writers…

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Fall 2019: Memoir Accountability

September 7, 2019 and the first Saturday of the month through May 2, 2019. (no meeting in March) Saturdays, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. (8 meetings) Instructor: Jay Ponteri Prerequisites: • Previously enrolled in 18/19 nine month memoir intensive with Jay Ponteri, OR instructor permission. This class meets once a month from September to May. This will be your monthly dose of accountability for students who are continuing to work on their memoir. Each writer will have the opportunity to workshop pages of their manuscript in progress. About the instructor: Jay Ponteri is the author of the memoir Wedlocked (Hawthorne Books), winner of an Oregon Book Award in Creative Nonfiction. Jay directs the Low Residency MFA in Creative Writing at Pacific Northwest College of Art  …

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PNCA Low-Res MFA in CW Readings: da Carter, Sara Jaffe, and Jay Ponteri

da Carter, Sara Jaffe, Jay Ponteri, 6pm at PNCA Mediatheque The Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies at Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) is pleased to announce the launch of the Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing with its first residential intensive. In the low-residency model, students will attend two 14-day campus residencies then, beyond residencies, work one-on-one with mentors. Most of the programming during this residency is free and open to the public. From July 28 through August 3, PNCA offers talks, discussions, and readings by acclaimed writers as part of the Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing program. Every event is free and open to the public. This innovative creative writing program is distinguished by its being situated within a school of art and…

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PNCA Low-Res MFA in CW Talks: Brandon Shimoda, Jay Ponteri, and Emily Kendal Frey

Brandon Shimoda PROPOSITIONS FOR A POETICS OF POSTMEMORY, USING THE EXAMPLE OF POETRY BY THE DESCENDANTS OF JAPANESE AMERICAN INCARCERATION, 9am Jay Ponteri Words that Listen, 10:30am Emily Kendal Frey Poem Collaborating with The Hidden Mind AKA The Postcard Workshop, 3:30pm All in room 601 The Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies at Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) is pleased to announce the launch of the Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing with its first residential intensive. In the low-residency model, students will attend two 14-day campus residencies then, beyond residencies, work one-on-one with mentors. Most of the programming during this residency is free and open to the public. From July 28 through August 3, PNCA offers talks, discussions, and readings by acclaimed writers as…

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User Not Found book release party w/ Felicity Fenton & friends

Come celebrate the release of the newest Future Tense book, User Not Found, by Portland’s Felicity Fenton. She’ll be joined by authors Rebecca Schiff (The Bed Moved) and Jay Ponteri (Darkmouth Strikes Again), with music by Milk Bandits. About the book: Prompted by a sequence of discouraging internet encounters, Felicity Fenton attempts to free herself from the tendrils of an online world we know, but struggle to look away from. She evaluates the endless distractions of being tethered to her device and all that comes with it: email, spam, texting, taking pictures, and social media (aka “the walls”). In lyrical prose that swerves into dream-like mirage, hilarious thoughts, social observations, and unwavering sadness, User Not Found is a powerful essay that is all too relatable.…

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