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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…

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…