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Awareness is a Time Machine: A Collaborative Writing Workshop

Awareness is a Time Machine: A Collaborative Writing Workshop

Take a deep breath and travel in time all while never leaving your chair with Nickole Brown and Jessica Jacobs. Get tickets here. Workshop Description: “Time isn’t the main thing,” said Miles Davis. “It’s the only thing.” It’s our most precious resource—while everyone can use it, no one can keep…

Defying Categorization: Writing Short Forms with Jennifer Maritza McCauley 

Defying Categorization: Writing Short Forms with Jennifer Maritza McCauley 

Discover how short works can defy categorization and ignite the imagination with Jennifer Maritza McCauley. About this event Workshop Description: Alan Ziegler, editor of the Short anthology, says that “short prose writers have subverted…terminology…” In this generative workshop participants will experiment with short-form fiction. They’ll discover how short works can defy…

Lusting for Lists: A Poetry/Hybrid Workshop

Lusting for Lists: A Poetry/Hybrid Workshop

Burrow into familiar vessels and queer them from the inside out with Jubi Arriola-Headley. About this event Workshop Description: There are probably a billion ways for us queers to write ourselves into the world; one of them is to burrow into familiar vessels and queer them from the inside out. And,…

Writing Desire through Poetry: “Await What the Stars will Bring.”

Writing Desire through Poetry: “Await What the Stars will Bring.”

Clayre Benzadón leads you on a journey through desire as inspiration for generating poems that sing. About this event Workshop Description: Desire is a core element of poetry (as well as that of queerness). Without it, most of the time, poems either fall flat or lose their element of urgency. In…

Mimosas & Mocktails: A Poetry Open Mic

Mimosas & Mocktails: A Poetry Open Mic

Event Description: Reading Queer kicks off a new year of programming with Mimosas & Mocktails: A Poetry Open Mic featuring Caridad Moro-Gronlier. Join us from 1-2:30pm (EST) on Sunday, January 9, 2022. Those wishing to read in the open mic will need to sign up on Eventbrite. By registering for…

Sweet Home Renga: A Zoom Collaboration

Sweet Home Renga: A Zoom Collaboration

This collaborative renga poem was created during The Wild Third Voice: Collision, Collusion, and Craft in Poetic Collaboration Workshop led by Denise Duhamel and Maureen Seaton for the 2021 RQ Writing Academy Workshop Series. A special thank you to Marlee Abbott for arranging the poem. (*Renga is a genre of…