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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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Write Around Portland: Prompt Online

“If you’re in a rut, Prompt will get you out. If you’re lacking confidence in your writing, it will build you up. And if you don’t think you have a unique voice, it will prove you wrong!” — Past Prompt participant Write Around Portland offers unique workshops designed for writers and aspiring writers who want to participate in a Write Around workshop and support the communities we traditionally serve. Prompt is your chance to write in community with others following the acclaimed Write Around model. Registration required. Session #1: 10 Thursdays, Jan 7 –  Mar 11, 2021 Session #2: 10 Saturdays, Mar 13 – May 15, 2021 Session #3: Fall 2021 workshop dates coming soon. Time: 6:30-8:30pm Location: In the comfort of your own home or any…

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Solstice (Hard-Bound) Grimoire Making Workshop – 2 Day Event

This is the second style of Grimoire making we are offerring by popular request. Normally we do a dry-bind, single day class. We are talking real bookmaking, with a witchy twist, but this time it will be a hard bound book. Custom make your own and choose from different materials available. You will learn how to stitch your paper, cut, and glue up your book. This will be an open bind, coptic bind with a durable hard cover and a special embossed design you will create yourself! Come prepared with ideas for artwork Special upgrades of materials are available but limited to current selection. Ticket costs are: Linen $80 Leather $90 Goatskin $100 The cost covers instruction and materials. Class must be pre-paid for and…

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VIRTUAL Risograph Basics with Outlet!

Welcome to our Risograph Basics course: a printing, collage, experimentation, and mark making extravaganza! Get to know Outlet and our RISO sisters (Barbara, Janet, Corita, and Tina) and learn the basics of this fun and unique print method with Kate Bingaman-Burt! IMPORTANT: Due to social distancing this class will be taught virtually via Zoom—more info on that below! About the Workshop: Want to learn what Risograph printing is? Want to meet others who do too? Join us to learn all about the basics of the Risograph in our two-color introduction workshop. The workshop will kick off with a Show & Tell of exactly what a Risograph can do with a printing demo, print and zine samples and a general exploration of how we can get the best results from this…

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Write Around Portland: Bi-Monthly BIPOC Online Writing Workshop

For people who identify as Black, Indigenous or People of Color (BIPOC). 2nd & 4th Friday of every month from 4 to 5:30 pm, Free. Workshops are held via Zoom. Pre-registration is required. Registration opens the 1st of the month every month. Pre-register for our 2nd Friday workshop here. Pre-register for our 4th Friday workshop here. Click here for more workshop details.

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Poetry Workshop with Risa Mykland

Join us for a Poetry workshop lead by Risa Mykland! This is a free workshop with an opportunity to tip Risa for their time. Workshop info: Risa Mykland (she/they) will be leading a workshop theming around writing about a simple personal experience and using it to illustrate a much larger story from your life. There will be an opportunity in the workshop to individually listen to a song (preferably one you know really well), so if you want to decide on that song before the workshop feel free to. You will also have time to choose it during the workshop. Come prepared with some way to take words down (ex. notebook + pen, phone notes app, laptop document), optionally a song, and your wonderful self.…

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November BIPOC Writer Workshop

For BIPOC writers Searching for a space to create new work with fellow BIPOC writers? This two-hour workshop meets on Zoom. A variety of prompts will be presented as avenues for generating and sharing new work in an informal setting. Open to BIPOC writers at all levels writing in poetry, fiction, or nonfiction. Scholarships are available. Contact Susan Moore at susan@literary-arts.org for more information. Jacqueline Fitzgerald is an educator, coach, and writer who strives to lead through a love ethic and believes in the power of stories to change hearts and minds. Her writing has been published in the Oregonian, The Learning Network of the New York Times, and Beacon Magazine. Currently, she is working on a speculative future novel exploring intergenerational experiences of survival…

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Attic Institute: Read a Poem, Write a Poem Workshop III w Matthew Dickman

Three-hour workshop where we give a special poem a deep reading and conversation, then generate our own poem. 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, if needed. For each class, you’ll receive a Zoom “invitation,” from the instructor. Click the link…follow the simple directions about the settings for your microphone and in-computer video, and you’re immediately in the “room” for the workshop. For critique workshops, instructors will communicate with students about the process of sharing work. For more generative workshops, students will be writing together while on Zoom. Teacher: Matthew Dickman Time: Monday, Nov 16, 5:30 – 8:30pm (Pacific Time)…

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