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Attic Institute: FALL Online Campus: Prose Poem Workshop w Ruben Quesada

A generative workshop that explores the boundaries of poetry. The intersection of poetry and prose offers a range of possibilities for style and subject. In this course, we will write together, and we will discuss poetic elements found in sentences. No previous writing experience is needed. “Thank you Ruben Quesada for an incredible class. It was full of fascinating information and the prompts Ruben gave us inspired my generative work (and from the other poets, you could tell it was the same for them)! Ruben also cultivated a space of openness and sharing that was truly remarkable for such a short class. He is a fantastic addition to the Attic, and I sincerely hope to take classes with him in the future. I most definitely would…

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FALL | Zoom | Prose Poem Workshop w Ruben Quesada | Nov 13 NEW OFFERING — SPACE AVAILABLE

A generative workshop that explores the boundaries of poetry. The intersection of poetry and prose offers a range of possibilities for style and subject. In this course, we will write together, and we will discuss poetic elements found in sentences. No previous writing experience is needed. “Thank you Ruben Quesada for an incredible class. It was full of fascinating information and the prompts Ruben gave us inspired my generative work (and from the other poets, you could tell it was the same for them)! Ruben also cultivated a space of openness and sharing that was truly remarkable for such a short class. He is a fantastic addition to the Attic, and I sincerely hope to take classes with him in the future. I most definitely would…

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Attic Institute: FALL Online: Prose Poetry or Creative Nonfiction? A Generative Writing Workshop w Ruben Quesada

A first-person perspective. A description. A moment. A feeling. A monologue. Maximum | 10 writers “Thank you Ruben Quesada for an incredible class. It was full of fascinating information and the prompts Ruben gave us inspired my generative work (and from the other poets, you could tell it was the same for them)! Ruben also cultivated a space of openness and sharing that was truly remarkable for such a short class. He is a fantastic addition to the Attic, and I sincerely hope to take classes with him in the future. I most definitely would be interested to continue learning from and writing with Ruben.” ~ Emma Nelson, student Register for this workshop NOTE: To protect everyone during the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re offering our workshops via Zoom. All…

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SUMMER Online: Prose Poem Workshop w Ruben Quesada

A generative workshop that explores the boundaries of poetry. The intersection of poetry and prose offers a range of possibilities for style and subject. No previous writing experience needed. Reading will be provided two weeks before our meeting. “Thank you Ruben Quesada for an incredible class. It was full of fascinating information and the prompts Ruben gave us inspired my generative work (and from the other poets, you could tell it was the same for them)! Ruben also cultivated a space of openness and sharing that was truly remarkable for such a short class. He is a fantastic addition to the Attic, and I sincerely hope to take classes with him in the future. I most definitely would be interested to continue learning from and writing with Ruben.”…

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Attic Institute: SPRING Online: Ekphrastic Poetry Workshop w Ruben Quesada

It Came from Outer Space: This class will focus on writing new poetry. In this workshop we will challenge our notions of ekphrasis by focusing our attention on sci-fi films to generate our poems. While the Greek term ekphrasis translates simply as ‘a vivid description’ of a thing, the long-established tradition of ekphrastic poetry opens the door to a wide range of creative approaches for poets to engage with a work of art in another medium. Ekphrastic poems utilize a myriad of forms and strategies, and they respond to, incorporate, investigate, embellish, interpret and/or reflect upon a vital work of art—usually either a painting, photograph, or sculpture. You will be expected to view one or more of the films from the list below as the source of artwork.…

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Attic Institute: SPRING Online: Generative Poetry Workshop: Four Temperaments w Ruben Quesada

This one-day generative poetry class is an introduction to help you write and examine your own work for revision. Using the four elements of Story, Structure, Music, and Imagination, poets will identify and attempt to balance these elements in their own work. We will use Gregory Orr’s essay “The Four Temperaments and the Forms of Poetry” to examine and revise our own poetry. Prompts will be provided to encourage you to explore and deepen your understanding of each temperament. Reading: Gregory Orr, “The Four Temperaments and the Forms of Poetry.” Register for this workshop NOTE: To protect everyone during the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re offering our workshops via Zoom. All students must first sign up for a free Zoom account. Setting it up is easy. And we can help you with questions,…

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Disturb & Enrapture! Sibling Rivalry Press

Featuring: Wendy Chin-Tanner, George Abraham, Ruben Quesada, Allison Joseph, KMA Sullivan, Joseph Osmundson, Kate Leland, Sarah Browning, Baruch Porras-Hernandez, C. Russell Price, Jesse Rice-Evans, and more! Hosted by Collin Kelley

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Big Gay Reading

Micro-readings by queers of all kinds! Come to Portland’s favorite LGBT bar Crush to get a sampling of 20+ queer writers from everywhere reading their hearts out. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry. Readers TBA, check event URL for details. If you’re interested in being in the Big Gay Reading, contact us, as we may have a few spots left. Open mic will follow if we still have time! Contact: Stephen van Dyck BIG GAY READING (an AWP Off-Site event) 9:00 – 10:30 PM We’re getting together a big group of queers in the back room of LGBT bar Crush to do short readings (3 minutes or less) and then switch to open mic at the end. There is still room for more readers if you are…

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An Evening of Latinx Literature

An off-site event for the national conference of the Association of Writers and Writing Programs. ACT 1 7:00 – 8:30 PM: Latina Outsiders Remaking Latina Identity In anticipation of the upcoming release of the anthology Latina Outsiders Remaking Latina Identity (Routledge, 2019), join us for a celebration of our contributors. Featuring: Dr. Grisel Y. Acosta, Editor Jane Gabriels, PhD. Carolina Hinojosa-Cisneros Stephanie Laterza Luis Lopez-Maldonado Aline Mello Kristen Millares Young ACT 2 8:30 – 10:00 PM: Esta Es America: A Pan-Latinx Poetry Reading A showcase of Latinx poets from around the United States to celebrate the multiplicity of our collective identities, to honor our disparate yet connected histories, and to express solidarity with Latinx people throughout the Americas. Featuring: Francisco Aragon Carolina Ebeid Luna Flores…

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