During our time together, we’ll read some pieces resplendent in their brevity (thank you, Dinty Moore), talk about what makes them great flash – or not, and spend some time crafting mad flashes of our own.
Villanelles! Villanelles! Villanelles!: A Villanelle Workshop!
Join poets Beth Gylys and Dustin Brookshire for, yes, you guessed it, a villanelle workshop.
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…
Hometown Verse: Workshop by Gustavo Hernandez
Physical space can be an important, sometimes defining, aspect of a poet’s work. Participants will explore how a sharp, specific focus on geography…
RE-VISION: Seeing Again with
Don’t kill your literary darlings. Resurrect and revise them. Get tickets here.
Ekphrasis: Writing What You See Workshop led by Caridad Moro-Gronlier
Generate new ekphrastic poems in this LGBTQ-friendly creative writing workshop.
Queering the Opening: Generative Workshop led by Paul Lisicky
This writing workshop shows writers how to snag the reader’s attention and build tension from the first (few) sentences. Get tickets. Workshop Description: How to involve the reader from the first sentence—or at least the first few? How to imply tension and trouble without giving the whole narrative away? We’ll think…
Inviting the Subconscious: Generative Workshop Led by Julie E. Bloemeke
Enter the subconscious and activate your creativity with author Julie E. Bloemeke. Get Tickets. About this Event Workshop Description: Compelled by the connection between the subconscious and the poem draft? Looking to tap into image and dream as a means of generating new material? Curious by what a past self might…
FREE EVENT: CAPTURING FIRE, Saturday June 20th, 2020
Jumpstart your writing with queer spoken word artist Regie Cabico.
RQ Presents: QueerWrite Your Subversion with Eve Eurydice
Hailing from Lesbos, Greece, Eurydice is a multimedia artist, podcaster, journalist, educator, single Mom, & the author of 3 books & numerous stories & articles. She is currently at work on a memoir titled The Lesbian that tells the story of Lesbian women–a genealogy that spans from Sappho to her great grandmother to her grandmother to her mother to her–& of our Lesbian language; on a nonfiction book titled Speak Sex to Power; & on a novel retelling the story of Eurydice in her own words.