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Collision, Collusion, and Craft with Denise Duhamel & Maureen Seaton

Collision, Collusion, and Craft with Denise Duhamel & Maureen Seaton

About this Event The Wild Third Voice: Collision, Collusion, and Craft in Poetic Collaboration Join poets Denise Duhamel and Maureen Seaton, long-time collaborators, for a craft talk and (possibly, hopefully) the chance (you get to choose) to participate in a linked collaborative poem which will 1. celebrate the day, 2.…

Expansion and Distillation: A Generative Writing Workshop with Andrea Cohen

Expansion and Distillation: A Generative Writing Workshop with Andrea Cohen

About this Event Description: We’ll look at ways to simplify and add complexity to poems, leaving a door open for mystery and surprise. We’ll discuss a narrative poem and a lyric one, and do a short in-class exercise. Get tickets here. About Andre Cohen: Andrea Cohen’s poems and stories have appeared in…

Queering the Opening: Generative Workshop led by Paul Lisicky

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

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…

Reading Queer Presents “Anything Else Under Heaven: A Writing Workshop” with poet Mia S. Willis

Reading Queer Presents “Anything Else Under Heaven: A Writing Workshop” with poet Mia S. Willis

RSVP HERE Description: Poetry frequently offers glimpses of Black and queer joy in times of societal turmoil and uncertainty. As Black creators become increasingly essential to local and national movements for change, participants in this workshop will encounter the bop poetry form created by Afaa Michael Weaver at the Cave Canem…

Capturing Fire: A Biographical Workshop led by Regie Cabico

Capturing Fire: A Biographical Workshop led by Regie Cabico

Capturing Fire: A Biographical Workshop led by Regie Cabico DATE: Saturday, June 20th, 2020 @ 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Note: This is a virtual workshop. Zoom link & password will be emailed to you 24 hours before event. Make sure you sign up below. Get Tickets here: Capturing Fire with Regie Cabico. Description: We will…

Earth Day: 2 Events, 1 Day

MDC Live Arts and Reading Queer present a webinar with Miccosukee artist and activist Houston Cypress on writing a Land Acknowledgement.  Click here to register for free and receive a link to the Webinar: Zoom Link. Land Acknowledgements are formal statements and public rituals that recognize and respect Indigenous Peoples as…

Wild & Precious Life Series

Wild & Precious Life Series

Dear Friends, Last week, “Zoom Bombers” commandeered the reading, the link was changed and all queer hell broke loose.  We apologize for the disruption and this week we’re ready to meet any challenges.  If you were not able to attend or access the reading last week, join RQ for the next Wild &…