Ecopoetics: A Writing Workshop at the Western Edge - July 27-29, Pt Reyes Nat'l Seashore

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Date: Friday, July 27, 2018

Time: Friday, July 27, 2018 - 12:00pm to Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 2:00pm

Phone: (415) 663-1200

Instructor: Angela Hume 

In this workshop, we will explore the term ecopoetics through our own creative, site-specific writing and art practices on Point Reyes National Seashore. We will ask: what does it mean to write poetry in a time of unprecedented ecological crisis? What role might experimental writing play in shaping or changing cultural attitudes about the natural world? In addition to creating poems and other textual and art objects, we will take our ecopoetics practices beyond the page through active engagement with local ecologies and environmental issues, and we will write in response to these expanded ecopoetics practices.  No previous creative writing experience is required for this workshop. Participants are encouraged to experiment with hybrid writing and art practices. All all welcome!

-Accommodations included at Historic Lifeboat Station at Chimney Rock, more info below.

Additional Location or Other Information

Fee: $220. Non-Member Fee: $250. Location: Once you register you will receive an email with directions to the course!