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Boot Camp for Writers “Abracadabra! – Poet-TRY 13”    
Stephanie Barbé Hammer  
Online  
Starts Tuesday, April 2• Asynchronous  
Register:  https://tinyurl.com/Poet-TRY13
$150 for six weeks

Asynchronous Boot Camp for Writers: “Abracadabra! – Poet-TRY 13” with Stephanie Barbé Hammer

$150. On Padlet, with optional office hours on Zoom; to register: https://tinyurl.com/Poet-TRY13

A generative 6-week asynchronous class for poets (and fiction writers too) featuring magic, wizardry, illusion and more.

Join us for Lucky 13! Yes, we are reuniting for our thirteenth year of Poet-TRY.

Writers will receive a prompt (or more) every week for four weeks, during which time they are invited to write about the prompt and then post their work to our online discussion board for support and a tiny bit of feedback. During weeks five and six, our class will conclude with two weeks of workshopping poems you choose for the process. Writers will receive more in-depth feedback during this time, and you will receive advice from your fellow writers on how to revise or grow your work further. Or maybe it’s just ready to send out!

This workshop is asynchronous. Students are asked to keep up with the weekly assignments and post them during the week.

Padlet is a virtual, customizable ‘bulletin board’ used by educators with options to populate with text, images, audio, videos, and links.

All levels welcome! Prose writers are warmly invited – always – to this magical poetry party.

Stephanie Barbé Hammer is a seven-time Pushcart Prize nominee in fiction, nonfiction and poetry and is the author of two poetry collections, two novels, a novelette, and a how to write magical realism craft book.

Originally from Manhattan, Stephanie moved to Southern California in 1986. She has lived on the West Coast ever since. She taught at the University of California, Riverside campus for 30 years, then tried living on Whidbey Island, Washington State, but found that she missed California too much, and moved to Santa Barbara in the fall of 2023. A professor emerita of Comparative Literature, she teaches creative writing at Hugo House Seattle and Inlandia, Riverside. She served as managing editor at SHARK REEF literary magazine for several years and is culture editor at large and writer at the Journal of Radical Wonder. She sits on the advisory board of Writers Bloc Presents.

This activity is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts and the California Arts Council, a state agency. Learn more at www.arts.gov and www.arts.ca.gov.

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