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Field Notes: Writing in the Natural World


Holly Wren Spaulding

In this afternoon workshop we’ll write vivid, ecologically engaged texts in response to our natural world. We’ll observe the landscape and wildlife around our studio at Thoreson Farm, and use a variety of creative strategies to deepen our sensitivity, and hone our skills as witnesses, appreciators, and writers. We’ll read and discuss short poems and creative non-fiction by Hirshfield, Hass, Basho, Kenyon, Dombrowski, and others. Leave with several new pieces of creative work. This course will satisfy the needs of beginning and advanced writers alike; all that’s required is a genuine interest in the topic. Writers and readers from every genre are welcome. Bring a notebook and lunch.

Holly Wren Spaulding is a writer, teacher, and editor, and received degrees in literature and creative writing from University of Michigan and Trinity College, Dublin. Her poems and articles have appeared in Michigan Quarterly Review, Witness, The Nation, and elsewhere; her most recent collection of poems is Pilgrim (Alice Greene & Co., 2014). She’s also a member of the creative writing faculty at Interlochen College of Creative Arts. She lives in western Massachusetts where she runs Poetry Forge and co-directs STORYhouse Partners with her husband, author Matt Rigney. hollywrenspaulding.com

1 Day Workshop: August 18 | Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Details

Date
August 18, 2016
Time
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Venue

Thoreson Farm
3694 S Thoreson Rd
Maple City, MI 49664 United States

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Instructor
Holly Wren Spaulding
Skill
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