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We Shall Risk the Dimensions: Experiments in Poetry Revision

In this unique revision class, students will experiment with a variety of approaches that move beyond mere editing for the sake of discovery. With the goal of opening up possibilities, sharpening vision, and reinvigorating one’s poetic practice, students will spend each class exploring new techniques on old poems. Instructor: Stephanie Adams-Santos, Tuition: $275 (Scholarships available!) [from the Facebook event page]

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Risograph Basics with Kate Bingaman-Burt

Welcome to the Risograph Basics, Collage Experimentation and Mark Making Extravaganza! Participants will take home and edition of 25, 2-color 8.5×11 prints of your own design plus one print from all of the workshop participants (your own starter print collection!) Come and get to know Outlet’s Barbara the Risograph as and her sisters Jolene, Lil’ Tina, and Large Marge! REGISTER HERE! Want to learn what Risograph printing is? Want to meet others who do too? Come and 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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Winter Poetry Festival

Warm your soul during the darkest days of winter at the first Winter Poetry Fest! We are crafting this event to be an inspirational refuge from the chaos of the holiday season. It will be full of diverse, local poets, chapbooks and broadsides for sale their authors; writing workshops and readings. In addition, there will be hands-on activities, writing games, a holiday card print-pull, cut-up poetry button making and more! Buy last minute holiday gifts for all your artsy friends while directly supporting writers, hide from your in-laws, feed your creativity with writing prompts and games, feed your mouth with delicious snacks, write a poem to put on the Poetry Tree and celebrate the solstice with your creative family <3. Hosted by the Independent Publishing…

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Learn Make Share: Zines Drop-in

Learn to make zines or get help with existing projects This workshop is part of the Learn Make Share series. Free for members taking the workshop as one of 3 annual Learn Make Shares $5-15 sliding scale for nonmembers, or for members who have already taken their 3 annual workshops Class capacity: 8 Learn Make Share Series Members can take up to three free Learn Make Share series workshops per calendar year by RSVPing here. Space is limited to 8 people. For more information about membership please the membership page on our website here. [from the IPRC’s website]

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[Canceled] Make IRL G!G Workshop: Resolution Writing with Pamela K. Santos

[Please note that this event has been canceled. Apologies for the inconvenience!] The IPRC is in the Willamette Week’s Give!Guide (G!G) this year, an easy path for year-end giving with lots of incentives for your generosity. We’re offering a number of special gifts and workshops as part of our campaign. Poet Pamela K. Santos will lead a generative resolution-writing activity. All ages welcome. To pre-register, make a G!G donation and email alley@iprc.org. [from the IPRC’s website]

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Writing Your Heart Wide Open: Winter Solstice Edition

You, whose heart sometimes aches in December. You, who longs for sacred winter rhythms: listen, write, dream, repeat. You who wishes not for hustle and bustle, but the soft hum of candlelit magic. You who welcomes dynamic stillness and knows that the bare bones of trees have gifts to bestow. You’re invited. A one-day writing retreat. Small group. Deep listening to/witnessing of each other. Ritual as a way in and out, honoring in particular, the Winter Solstice. Focus on crafting that particular story for which you need great courage (from the Latin “cor” – heart). Non-fiction, fiction, and form-defying feats of writing welcome. Plenty of time to actually write, to deepen, to revise. To give full time and attention to fully realizing one piece of…

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Risograph Basics with Kate Bingaman-Burt

Welcome to the Risograph Basics, Collage Experimentation and Mark Making Extravaganza! Participants will take home and edition of 15, 2-color 8.5×14 prints of your own design plus one print from all of the workshop participants (your own starter print collection!) Come and get to know Outlet’s Barbara the Risograph as and her sisters Jolene, Lil’ Tina, and Large Marge! Want to learn what Risograph printing is? Want to meet others who do too? Come and 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 amazing…

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Learn Make Share: Zines Drop-in

Learn to make zines or get help with existing projects This workshop is part of the Learn Make Share series. Free for members taking the workshop as one of 3 annual Learn Make Shares $5-15 sliding scale for nonmembers, or for members who have already taken their 3 annual workshops Class capacity: 8 Learn Make Share Series Members can take up to three free Learn Make Share series workshops per calendar year by RSVPing here. Space is limited to 8 people. For more information about membership please the membership page on our website here. [from the IPRC’s website]

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The League of Exceptional Writers

In “Hissing Roaches and Fuzzy Noses,” Barbara Kerley, author of Following Baxter, shares how to use all kinds of research to bring your story to life. Hosted by Rosanne Parry, the League of Exceptional Writers is a monthly workshop where authors and illustrators share their knowledge with kids, ages 8 to 18 years old, who are interested in creating books. Join us! [from Powell’s website]

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The Work Poetry Workshop: Saturday Afternoon Edition

Join us on Saturday, December 8 for The Work, a monthly poetry writing workshop at Niche Wine Bar led by Christopher Luna. Christopher is completely convinced of poetry’s ability to encourage empathy and compassion, and to spark the shifts in consciousness which can lead to healing, personal growth, and an interest in fighting for progressive social change. He would love to share his passion for poetry with you. We will read and discuss poetry, and write several new poems together from 11:30 until 2:30. Niche is located at 1013 Main Street, right next door to The Kiggins Theatre, Vancouver’s landmark movie house in the Vancouver Arts District. $20 suggested donation; no one will be turned away for lack of funds. Bring a poem to share…

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