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Lars Horn in Conversation With Elena Passarello

Lars Horn’s Voice of the Fish (Graywolf), the latest Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize winner, is an interwoven essay collection that explores the trans experience through themes of water, fish, and mythology, set against the backdrop of travels in Russia and a debilitating back injury that left Horn temporarily unable to speak. In Horn’s adept hands, the collection takes shape as a unified book: short vignettes about fish, reliquaries, and antiquities serve as interludes between longer essays, knitting together a sinuous, wave-like form that flows across the book. Horn swims through a range of subjects, roving across marine history, theology, questions of the body and gender, sexuality, transmasculinity, and illness. From Horn’s upbringing with a mother who used them as a model in photos and art…

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Midsummer Poetry Camp

Midsummer Poetry Camp is a 6-week long writing intensive for Queer & Trans writers. Students will take part in weekly workshops via Zoom, with assignments & peer feedback due at each session & a class reading at the end of the session. Participants will have access to a full syllabus of resources & optional office hours throughout. Applications due June 20th Application forms here. *IPRC Workshops will be taking place via zoom through summer 2021. Instructor: jayy dodd Class sessions: 6 Wednesdays, June 30th – August 11th 4-6pm PST via zoom Cost: $120 Sliding scale and no-cost spots available Midsummer Poetry Camp is for writers 18+ For more info about summer youth programming, check out our Show:tell Camps

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Dovesong Labs Midsummer Poetry Camp

🚨 POETRY WORKSHOP ANNOUNCEMENT! This summer, I’m teaching a 6-week poetry workshop for Black+Indigeneous Queer/Trans Writers (of Color)! Space is limited (15ppl max) Applications due JUNE 20th! Wednesdays June 30th – Aug 11th 4 PM PST Applications Due June 20th [See Application Link in Bio Here]

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Application Deadline: Flash in the Pan

FLASH! In The Pan is a series of 10-day long creative writing workshops with prompts, lessons, & guest talks from Rachel Mckibbens, Casey Rocheteau, & Siaara Freeman. This series of workshops is for Queer/Trans* Black, Indigenous Writers / of Color. Each session has 20 seats max. The workshop will utilize, Google Groups, Google Meet, Drive, & Youtube Live. Facilitated by jayy dodd. Tuition for each workshop is $100, scholarships available. Apply here Flash Sessions: Flash Session 1 w/ Rachel McKibbens (Feb. 19th – 28th) Flash Session 2 w/ Casey Rocheteau (March 12th – 21st) Flash Session 3 w/ Siaara Freeman (April 2nd – 11th)

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Submission Deadline: Documenting During Deconstruction: Application Deadline Extended

Dovesong Labs & The Independent Publishing Resource Center present a creative writing workshop for queer writers surviving during this time. Taught by jayy dodd Applications are open from Oct. 1st through 20th, and can be found here. [A digital creative writing workshop for queer and trans writers. From Nov 1st – 20th.]

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Submission Deadline: smoke + mold Issue 2

smoke + mold is an online journal of, broadly defined, nature focused prose by trans writers in reaction to ongoing crises of climate and culture. Work should be limited to 3000 words or less. Excerpts of longer work welcome, but should be able to stand on their own. Prose poems are welcome, but the journal really wants prose of fiction, nonfiction, and critical work. All writers receive $50 upon acceptance. See the website for greater detail of the kind of work their looking for. smoke + mold is also accepting issue proposals for 1-2 themed special issues revolving around a particular theme, issue, question, etc. to be selected, edited, and introduced by a guest editor. See the same link above for further info.

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