Whether at the lip of a continent or at the limits of propriety, edges are jumping-off places—both unsettling and exhilarating. Perched on the edge of the lava flow that forms Cascade Head, buoyed by the place and by each other, we will write poetry and prose inspired by edges of all kinds. Prompts and discussions will be specific but open-ended, connecting each writer with ideas that are poised to fly. The two days will include instruction, in-class and solo writing time, discussion, optional sharing of drafts, and optional instructor conferences. You will emerge with new work and new perspective.
About the Instructor
Writer-editor-artist Sarah Rabkin teaches environmental writing, science journalism, and nature literature at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She also leads writing and illustrated journal workshops around the American West. A 2007-2008 Sitka Artist-In-Residence, Sarah loves working at the confluence of language, image, and landscape. She is the author and illustrator of “What I Learned at Bug Camp: Essays on Finding a Home in the World” (Juniper Lake Press, Spring 2011).
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