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Please note that this is an online workshop conducted via Zoom. Participants will be provided information on how to join the online sessions.
This tuition free workshop is only open to K-12 educators.
As teachers, we take pleasure in the restorative power of language. We are drawn to the practices of reading and writing and appreciate how literature has the power to soothe, heal, energize, galvanize, inspire, and empower. Throughout the academic year we work hard to ensure that our students have access to the empowering force of literature, but we may not be able to devote much time to enjoying it for ourselves.
This generative workshop will allow us to take advantage of the time that summer provides to fuel our own creative spirits— which will then shine more radiantly when we return to our students in the Fall. All genres and experience levels are welcome to join what is sure to be a rejuvenating and productive creative journey.
About the instructor
LAUREN BERRY received a BA in Creative Writing from Florida State University and an MFA from the University of Houston Creative Writing Program, where she won the Inprint Verlaine Prize, was an Inprint Mary Gibbs & Jesse H. Jones Fellow, and served as poetry editor for Gulf Coast. In 2009/2010, she held the Diane Middlebrook Poetry Fellowship at the Wisconsin Institute. Terrance Hayes selected her first collection, The Lifting Dress (Penguin, 2011), for the National Poetry Series prize. Her second collection, The Rented Altar, won the C&R Press Award in poetry and will be released in September of 2020. She teaches AP English Literature at YES Prep Public Schools and leads poetry workshops for Inprint and Grackle & Grackle.
Please note that online workshops are nonrefundable. By registering for an Inprint Writers Workshop you are agreeing to Inprint’s registration policies.
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