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February 2022 eLitPak :: CARVE Editing Workshop begins March 28

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Benefit from 10 rounds of intensive editing by an experienced editor on several of your short stories or essays and two one-on-one meetings. You may choose up to five stories or essays to work on through the course of the workshop. Deadlines are flexible and accommodate your schedule. Registration deadline: March 28, 2022. Visit website.

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February 2022 eLitPak :: Elk River Writers Workshop 2022

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Voices. Elevated.
Our workshop embodies the idea that deep, communal experiences with the wild open the door to creativity. Students who are serious about fostering a connection with place will work with some of the most celebrated nature writers in the U.S. For our 2022 workshop, we welcome faculty members Camille Dungy, Sean Hill, J. Drew Lanham, Beth Piatote, and Laura Pritchett. Visit website.

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Able Muse Translation Special Reading 2022

Able Muse Press Authors: Lee Harlin Bahan, Jan D. Hodge, John Ridland

Able Muse is pleased to announce a special reading taking place February 19, 2022 from 3 to 4:30 PM EDT. It will feature poets and translators Lee Harlin Bahan, Jan D. Hodge, and John Ridland with Len Krisak acting as host.

The reading will take place via Zoom and it’s open to the general public and free to register. Find full details and the registration information here.

Creative Nonfiction Spring 2022 Online Classes Announced

Creative Nonfiction has announced its lineup of Spring 2022 online writing classes. Don’t forget that subscribers to their journal receive a 10% discount for their online classes and webinars!

They are offering a nice mix of beginner, intermediate, and advanced courses.

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January 2022 eLitPak :: Elk River Writers Workshop

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Voices. Elevated.

Our workshop embodies the idea that deep, communal experiences with the wild open the door to creativity. Students who are serious about fostering a connection with place will work with some of the most celebrated nature writers in the U.S. For our 2022 workshop, we welcome faculty members Camille Dungy, Sean Hill, J. Drew Lanham, Beth Piatote, and Laura Pritchett. Visit website.

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January 2022 eLitPak :: Your Personal Odyssey Writing Workshop

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A Breakthrough Experience for Writers of Fantasy/Science Fiction/Horror

Have you ever wished you could attend your own private writing workshop that would teach you exactly what you need to know, at the right pace for you, and provide feedback and guidance in extensive one-on-one sessions? That’s Your Personal Odyssey Writing Workshop. It’s an intensive, personalized, one-on-one online workshop experience combining advanced lectures, expert feedback, and deep mentoring. Visit website.

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January 2022 eLitPak :: Caesura Poetry Workshop

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20% off Your First Class at Caesura Poetry Workshop

Caesura Poetry Workshop aims to inspire, educate, and energize poets of all backgrounds through affordable Zoom workshops hosted by award-winning poet John Sibley Williams. Workshops include poem analysis, group discussion, writing prompts, poem critiques, and writing time. Come join our growing community! 1-1 personalized workshops, coaching, and manuscript critiques to keep you writing and inspired also available. Visit website.

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Event :: Still Time to Get Tickets to 2022 Virtual Palm Beach Poetry Festival

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Event Dates: January 10-15, 2022
Event Location: Virtual
18th Annual Virtual Palm Beach Poetry Festival, January 10-15, 2022. Focus on your work with America’s most engaging and award-winning poets. Workshops with Kim Addonizio, Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Chard deNiord, Mark Doty, Yona Harvey, John Murillo, Matthew Olzmann, and Diane Seuss. One-On-One Conferences with Lorna Blake, Sally Bliumis Dunn, Nickole Brown, Jessica Jacobs, and Angela Narciso Torres. A special Craft Talk by Kwame Dawes, Special Guest Poet, Yusef Komunyakaa. Poet-at-Large, Aimee Nezhukumatathil. To find out more, visit www.palmbeachpoetryfestival.org. Individual event tickets as well as full conference packages still available.

Carve 2022 Online Classes Announced

CARVE has announced their upcoming 2022 schedule of online classes.

Short Story Writing: Fundamentals consists of five lessons on Character & Plot, Point of View, Dialogue, Inner Monologe, and Description. The course runs for 6 weeks. Available dates are January 3 – February 13, March 28 – May 8, June 20 – July 31, and September 12 – October 23.

Short Story Writing: Techniques is also a 6-week course comprised of 5 lessons on Use of Senses, Imagery, Metaphors & Similies, Rhythm & Pacing, and Threading. Available dates are February 14 – March 27, May 9 – June 19, August 1 – September 11, and October 24 – December 4.

Each class needs to have at least five students and there will be weekly deadlines to completed writing exercises and provide peer feedback. There is no instructor feedback for these courses.

Subscribers to CARVE can receive a 10% discount on these classes. Learn more at CARVE‘s website.