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Write Around Portland: Online Writing Workshops

Writing is often thought of as something done in isolation; we know there is immense power when writing is done in community. Join us for 90 minutes of creativity and community-building, with generative writing exercises, sharing and strengths-based feedback. Our workshop model, refined over 22 years, is proven for people of all writing levels: from the budding writer to the published author. Fall 2021: Every other Thursday, September 23 through December 16, from 11 am to 12:30 pm (Pacific Time).  Thursday, Sept 23 from 11 am-12:30 pm – Registration Closed.  Thursday, Oct 7 from 11 am-12:30 pm – Registration Closed. Thursday, Oct 21 from 11 am-12:30 pm – Registration Full. Please join us next month! Thursday, Nov 4 from 11 am-12:30 pm Thursday, Nov 18 from 11 am-12:30…

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Bookarts: Stab Stitch & Variations

Register here $25-55 sliding scale 3 no-cost spots available; BIPOC prioritized; reach out to hquinn@iprc.org to inquire Bookarts Workshop: Stab Stitch & Variations In this introductory book arts workshop, participants will come away equipped with a basic understanding of the tools required for bookbinding, and will learn how to bind books through Japanese stab binding. This non-adhesive binding makes gorgeous decorative patterns on the spine of the book. We’ll go over several different styles and techniques, and you’ll leave class with 3-4 notebooks handmade by you! Paper materials provided. Beginners welcome. Instructor: Isabel Diana Class capacity: 10 Class meeting: Sunday, August 15th, 12-2pm PST $25-55 sliding scale 3 no-cost spots available; BIPOC prioritized; reach out to hquinn@iprc.org to inquire Required Materials: Waxed Linen Thread Awl…

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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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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 (Pacific Time), Free. (No workshops 11/26 & 12/24.) 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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FALL | Zoom | Digging Deep w Wendy Willis | Nov 8 – June 20 TWO SPOTS REMAINING

Meeting every other week for sixteen sessions, this ongoing and supportive writing community both studies aspects of craft and shares work for feedback in a multi-genre, generative approach. | Maximum: 12 writers Required to join: email letter of interest describing your experience writing and what you’re working on. Email with required letter of interest  Schedule Nov 8 + 22 Dec 6 Jan 3 + 17 + 31 Feb 7 + 21 Mar 7 + 21 Apr 4 + 18 May 2 + 16 June 6 + 20 NOTE: Click to sign up for a free Zoom account. Teacher: Wendy Willis Time: Mondays, Nov 8 – June 20, 2022, 5:30 – 8pm Pacific Time, every other week, 16 sessions Location: Zoomoom | Online Workshop Total Fee: Discounted Early Registration is due seven (7) days…

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Literally Crawling Workshop – *MIND MAPPING* (intuitive poetry comics)

*MIND MAPPING* (intuitive poetry comics in private) with Mars Ramirez What does your brain do when you’re not listening to it? Together, we will learn about using our sketchbooks as a daily devotion of personal storytelling. Looking at the intersection of word&image, and the ways that some artists use the poetics of image alone, we will distill what is most important for each of us. Then looking inward, we will find what feels good, and find our stories to tell. 1 part lecture and 1 part studio time AN INTERACTIVE SLIDESHOW; participants will walk away with many new exercises to do in their sketchbooks, and a new way of thinking about making intuitively in private. Sun Nov 7th as a part of Literally Crawling Virtual…

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From the Fragments with Roe McDermott

From the Fragments w/ Roe McDermott WHAT: A 6-week generative online workshop WHEN: The online class space opens 11/6, and there will be biweekly Zoom sessions every other Sunday evening at 6PM GMT+1, beginning Sunday 11/14 ACCESS: $350. Payment plans available—contact Daniel at registration@corporealwriting.com SCHOLARSHIPS: Scholarships are available, please click here to apply. “I have always been tormented by the image of multiplicity of selves. Some days I call it richness, and other days I see it as a disease, a proliferation as dangerous as cancer. My first concept about people around me was that all of them were coordinated into a whole, whereas I was made of multitude of selves, of fragments.” – Anais Nin Fragmentation is the process of breaking, of separating, of…

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Risograph Basics @ 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! This workshop is a great place to start if you’re new to riso, or if you’d like a refresher! We’ll take a deep dive into risograph history, an overview of how these machines work, the stencil-duplicator process, and the quirks and fun (sometimes unpredictable) outcomes of riso printing. The main focus of this class is EXPERIMENTATION. We’ll share print and zine inspiration, favorite mark making tools and how to use them for riso, and we’ll walk through a print demo on two of our…

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Literally Crawling 2021 – A Virtual Lit-Crawl

Working to find ways to bring writing and literature to everyone during the pandemic, zines + things (Portland, OR) and Death Rattle Writers Fest (Nampa, Idaho) have joined together to create Literally Crawling, an entirely online lit crawl planned for November 5, 6, and 7 2021. Co-Hosting literature showcases will be lit-journals Cobra Milk and Ginger Bug Press. Save the date and RSVP to get reader announcement updates! We can’t wait to get together for a lovely weekend of sharing the literary arts from some truly amazing artists. Register to attend here: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/literally-crawling-2021/register 4 Literature showcases and a writing workshop! Nov 5 – Friday : zines + things & DRWF Opening Showcase 6pm PST / 7pm MST / 8pm CST / 9pm EST Nov 6…

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