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HOCUS Creative Writing Workshop: Writing the Tarot

Destroy writer’s block using a deck of Tarot cards as prompts! Participants in this online class complete a short story draft two hours. $15.00 Scholarships available if you contact us at itshocus@gmail.com [More Details on the EventBrite]

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The Work Poetry Workshop: Monday Night Edition

Join us on the second and fourth Monday of every month for The Work. The Monday Night Edition of The Work takes place from 6-8:30 pm on the second and fourth Monday of each month, unless otherwise noted. Upcoming Monday night workshops will take place on June 14 & 28, July 12, August 9 & 23. There will be no workshop on July 26. These workshops will take place on Zoom until it is safe to do so again in person. The Work is a drop-in poetry writing workshop for beginners as well as more experienced writers. Poetry encourages empathy and compassion, and sparks the shifts in consciousness which can lead to healing, personal growth, and an interest in fighting for progressive social change. We…

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Photoshop: Prepping Files for Print

In this Intro Photoshop tutorial-based workshop, learn the basics of prepping files for printing. Learn the basics of touching up images of photos and illustrations, layer separation and best practices for CMYK printing.This workshop is open to all, but especially geared towards IPRC Members looking to learn more about file prep for screenprinting and risograph printing. Taught by Anthony Wylen $10 Register here, and zoom link will be sent on the day of the workshop. Flier design by Luke Mollerup

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Bookarts: Pamphlet Stitch & Cover Variations

All IPRC workshops through Summer 2021 will be held via Zoom, PST Register here $25-55 sliding scale 3 no-cost spots available; BIPOC prioritized; reach out to hquinn@iprc.org to inquire Bookarts Workshop: Pamphlet Stitch & Cover Variations In this introduction to book arts participants will come away equipped with a basic understanding of the tools required for bookbinding, and will learn how to bind books with a pamphlet stitch. This binding is versatile and will lend your book projects a simple elegance. We’ll go over several different variations with and without covers. All materials and supplies provided. Beginners welcome. Instructor: Isabel Diana Class capacity: 10 Class meeting: Sunday, May 23rd, 12-2pm PST $25-55 sliding scale 3 no-cost spots available; BIPOC prioritized; reach out to hquinn@iprc.org to…

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Queer Bodies/Queer Forms: Leaving Behind the Retrograde w/ Cooper Lee Bombardier

Queer Bodies/Queer Forms: Leaving Behind the Retrograde A 6-week online workshop STARTS: May 23rd, 2021 COST: $350 (scholarships available – priority to queer/trans POC writers – click here to apply) Cooper Lee Bombardier says: “To me, queer is expansive, queer is hybrid, queer is taking what works and leaves behind the retrograde.” Yes, for many queer is also an identity but you don’t have to identify as queer to benefit from a look at queer forms, or attempting to queer your own work. We’ll look at work that might be considered queer in content as well as form, and will embark on multiple generative writing “experiments” where we try on the forms and constraints studied, enter into conversation with them, become inspired by them, apply them to our…

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Let’s Make a Zine! A Riso Zine Making Class w/ Kate Bingaman-Burt

About this Event It’s zine making time! Dive into all things zine with Outlet and zine queen Kate Bingaman-Burt! In this virtual workshop we’ll explore zine history, types of zines, talk about where to find zines, how to share them, and experiment with different zine formats (including the versatile and ubiquitous one page zine)—also we’ll spend some time actually sort of DEFINING what a zine is for those who are new to this amazing medium for sharing ideas and knowledge! Kate will give tons of prompts, tips, and inspiration to take those ideas and turn them into a tangible lovely THING. Depending on the workshop ticket tier you choose, this class culminates in making a collaborative zine that is riso printed and mailed to you!…

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David F Walker

The Mouths of Others is proud to feature award-winning comic book writer, author, filmmaker, and MHCC alumnus David Walker on Wednesday, May 19th, 2021. The event will be held on Zoom: 1:00 – 2:00 PM for the reading/Q&A, followed by a workshop from 2:30-4:00 PM, open to twenty participants. Zoom links will be shared as we get closer to the event. Zoom link will be provided as we get closer to the event. Please contact michele.hampton@mhcc.edu for more information. More on David: https://davidfwalker.com/bio/

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Talking Back: Writing in Conversation with Other Texts

for BIPOC writers only We all know that words carry weight, but some words—especially those bound up with the cultural power of political speeches, sacred texts, and canonical literature—can seem overwhelming in their authority. We’ll choose texts that have influenced us—for better or for worse—and use a variety of techniques to respond to them, play with them, challenge them, and upend them. Access Program We want our writing classes to be accessible to everyone, regardless of income and background. We understand that our tuition structure can present obstacles for some people. Our Access Program offers writing class registrations at a reduced rate. The access program for writing classes covers 60% of the class tuition. Most writing classses have at least one access spot available. Contact…

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InDesign: Zine Layout

In this Intro InDesign workshop, learn the basics of setting up a zine in InDesign. InDesign is a staple for book designers, zinesters and anyone looking to take their zines, chapbooks and publications to the next level. This guided tutorial will give participants an overview of some of InDesign’s most useful features and functions. Taught by Anthony Wylen $10 Register here and zoom link will be sent on the day of the workshop.

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Creative Semester: Poetry

IPRC Creative Writing Workshops for Winter 2021 will be held online via zoom, PST. Register here Taught by Catie Hannigan, Creative Semester is a new hybrid creative writing workshop that brings together creative practice, generative writing, critical discussion and an exploration of bookforms. With an emphasis on continual creative engagement participants will learn four bookforms in tandem with monthly generative writing prompts. The workshop will also incorporate asynchronous community engagement, with ample opportunity to give and receive feedback on creative work. Over the course of 6 months, participants will be challenged to explore craft choices through journaling & creative writing prompts, and assigned readings and book discussions. Participants will come away with four hand-crafted bookarts projects, a suite of new poems, and a creative community.…

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