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November 23, 2022

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Marie Marchand

Marie Marchand is the Poet Laureate of Ellensburg, WA. Her poetry has been published in Crannóg Magazine, Catamaran Literary Reader, California Quarterly, Paterson Literary Review, Tiny Seed Journal, and Anti-Heroin Chic. Her second book Gifts to the Attentive was published by Winter Goose Publishing in May 2022. You can read her poetry at mishiepoet.com and […]

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Maya Jewell Zeller

Maya Jewell Zeller is the author of several books, including the interdisciplinary collaborationAlchemy For Cells & Other Beasts, the chapbook Yesterday, the Bees, and the poetry collection Rust Fish, as well as co-editor, with Sharma Shields, of the anthology Evergreen: Grim Tales and Fables from the Gloomy Northwest (Scablands Books, 2021). She deeply appreciates the […]

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Michael Schmeltzer

Michael Schmeltzer is a biracial author originally from Japan. He currently lives in Seattle where he serves as Editor-in-Chief of Floating Bridge Press. His poetry book Empire of Surrender (2022) is the winner of the 2021 Wandering Aengus Book Award. Along with Meghan McClure, he is the co-author of the nonfiction book A Single Throat […]

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Session 1 - 8:30-10am

Cavazos | Two Truths and a Lie: The Mathematics of Language

  In this generative workshop participants will develop skills in identifying images verses abstractions. How in literature truths are images, or “shows” and abstractions or “tells” are lies. Lies are minuses, and truths are pluses, and if the writing is always above zero then there is an opportunity for craft to build a strong piece […]

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Alberto Sveum

Alberto Sveum received his MFA from Indiana University Bloomington, where he also served as the Editor-in-Chief of Indiana Review. His poems and essays have appeared in Cream City Review, Midwest Review, Drunk Monkeys, and elsewhere. He lives in Portland, Oregon, where he works as the Programs Assistant for Literary Arts. Lately he’s been listening to […]

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2022 Faculty

Kim Addonizio

Kim Addonizio is the author of eight poetry collections, two novels, two story collections, and two books on writing poetry, The Poet’s Companion (with Dorianne Laux) and Ordinary Genius. She has received fellowships from the NEA and Guggenheim Foundation, Pushcart Prizes in both poetry and the essay, and her work has been widely translated and […]

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FUEL

fu·el {fyo͞o(ə)l} n. 1. material such as coal, gas, or oil that is burned to produce heat or power. 2. food, drink, or drugs as a source of energy. 3. a thing that sustains or inflames passion, argument, or other emotion or activity. v. 4. supply or power with fuel. 5. cause to burn more […]

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2022 Classes Online Saturday 2

Berger | Farmers Markets & Apartment Windows: Creating Poetry Communities Where You Need Them Most

Poets, are you wanting to connect with more writers, or wondering how to create and sustain a supportive community? What does “community” mean in this era of virtual connections, pandemic-dislocation, and busy non-poetry lives? And who needs a poetry community, beyond other poets? Introverted, extroverted, a mixture of both–poets are notoriously solo creatures, but we […]

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2022 Classes Saturday 2022 Session 3

Berger | Kisstank & Night Jar: Naming & Belonging

In this workshop, we’ll investigate and identify your poet’s homeground, past and present–the physical landscapes and animals, plants and weathers that reside there–and name them, bringing their unique and colloquial meanings to the surface. When a bird becomes a nightjar, and a depression of water in the desert becomes a kisstank, worlds of imagery, metaphor, […]