March 27, 2020
In school my assigned readings were usually by white men of European descent. We read Homer and Shakespeare and Steinbeck and Salinger. We read Orwell and Dickens and Fitzgerald - writers who didn...
March 20, 2020
Write an abecedarian after Evie Shockley’s “tonight i saw” poem. Focus on an image that inspires you. Depict 26 thoughts, feelings, and sensations that follow the sight and/or thought of this image...
March 13, 2020
People often think of writing as a mystical exercise: A writer sits down in solitude and selects a pen, smooths a sheet of pristine paper, and spills out prose or poetry from a place of secret...
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Due to COVID-19, our in-person Institute was cancelled. We were thrilled to still be able to offer our usual programming, redesigned as a week of synchronous, dynamic and participatory online learning, sharing, and community building in July 2020.
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