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Sep
29
10:00 AM10:00

Vox Pop Poetry Slam Tournament

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Two days - 50 poets - Over $1000 in prizes - Winner take all!

Saturday workshops

NHIA | Lowell Hall | 88 Lowell Street | Manchester, NH

  • Workshop #1 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm - Asking The Shadow To Dance w/Clementine von Radics

  • Workshop #2 - 12:15 to 2:15 pm - Ode to Dystopia w/Porsha O

  • Workshop #3 - 2:30 to 4:30 pm - The Myth Myself w/CE Bain

For a complete workshop schedule and info, go to: www.tinyurl.com/VOXPOP2018workshops

Saturday Team Slam

NHIA | French Hall | 148 Concord Street | Manchester, NH

Doors open at 6:00 pm; show starts at 7:00 pm. This is an all ages show.

Cost: $5 cover

Contact: New Hampshire Institute of Art

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Oct
6
8:30 AM08:30

Other Paths to Publication: Independent Presses & Self Publishing

The League of Vermont Writers hosts its Fall Program, Other Paths to Publication: Independent Presses & Self Publishing. The speakers and their presentations for the day are: Sonja Hakala presenting, “What Would William Shakespeare do in Today’s Publishing Landscape,” Ed Vincent presenting, “Details, Details, Details: The Crash-Course in Going the Independent Publishing Route," and Bill Schubart presenting, “The Publishing Journey Requires Perseverance, Courage, and Humility: Tips and Life Lessons from a Pro.”

During the day there will be two genre "break0out" sessions where writers will collaborate on a group activity, network, swap business cards, and dialog about current writing projects and publications.

The event will be held at Trinity Episcopal Church in Shelburne, Vermont.

Cost: $42 for members; $63 for non-members.

Registration: Pre-registration is required. The registration deadline is September 21. Register online or by sending a check (made out to "League of Vermont Writers") to League of Vermont Writers, P.O. Box 5046, Burlington, Vermont, 05401.

Contact: League of Vermont Writers

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Oct
9
9:00 AM09:00

Share Your Heart, Share the World! Student Intensive

Join Sun Dog Poetry Center for a student intensive workshop featuring guest poet, Vermont Poet Laureate Chard deNiord. This is event is part of the annual "Share Your Heart, Share the World" event.

This event will be held at the Bishop Booth Conference Center in Burlington, Vermont.

Contact: Sundog Poetry Center

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Nov
2
4:00 PM16:00

Fielder Farm Retreat

Sun Dog Poetry Center is excited to offer its Fifth Annual Poetry Retreat, which will take place from the afternoon of Friday, November 2 through the afternoon of Sunday, November 4 at Fielder Farm in Huntington, Vermont. The goal of the retreat is to create a network of poets who are interested in discussing poetry in depth and who are willing to support each other in their creative work. We believe this will be an opportunity for each of us to learn something significant about poetry, whether it is about our own work or about poetry in general.

The retreat includes accommodations at beautiful Fielder Farm, all meals, two workshop sessions during which you’ll receive and give feedback, a talk about the craft of poetry with discussion, opportunities to read your work, time for writing, reading, and relaxing, and mini-workshop choices.

Cost: $100 to $350; a deposit of $100 is required to secure your place.

Registration: To reserve your spot and pay the deposit, please visit the retreat page.

Contact: Sun Dog Poetry Center

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Sep
15
8:00 AM08:00

New Hampshire Poetry Festival

The Annual New Hampshire Poetry Festival is an exciting event celebrating the reading and writing of poetry. The day culminates with a headliner reading by Linda Pastan, Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize Winner for lifetime achievement.

Held in the scenic town of Henniker, New Hampshire, on the New England College campus, the 2018 event will include readings, panels, and workshops by poets from New Hampshire, across the country, and around the world.

Cost: $55 - $120

Registration: Registration is required

Contact: New Hampshire Poetry Festival

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Sep
14
5:00 PM17:00

Poetry & Food: Two Things the Mouth Loves - Weekend Retreat

Join Sundog Poetry Center for a weekend (September 14 to 16) of cooking and eating food intermingled with writing, reading, and reciting poetry. We will focus on poetry that engages with food, while also exploring how food is laced with language, culture, and politics. We will be seeking the sensuousness and significance in both oral forms. The retreat features discussions, workshops, readings, and meals.

This event will be held at Fielder Farm in Huntington, Vermont.

Cost: $500 to $1000; a deposit of $250 is due at registration. The balance must be received by September 1.

Registration: To register and pay your deposit, please visit the retreat's registration page.

Contact: Sundog Poetry Center

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Aug
18
1:00 PM13:00

The Prose Poem, "Between the Gap//Interstellar" Workshop with Shir Dentz

In this two-day workshop (August 18-19), author Shira Dentz will help you explore the elusive form of the prose poem through reading, discussion, writing experiments, and workshop. We’ll read and discuss prose poems by poets including Francis Ponge, Rosmarie Waldrop, Claudia Rankine, and Charles Simic, and unconventional writing prompts will follow each of our discussions. Each hour we’ll enter a different portal to this liminal space, shifting our starting point from objects to metaphysics to social autobiography to the surreal.

Cost: $275

Registration: Register online

Contact: The Word Barn

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Aug
12
1:00 PM13:00

Mindfulness and Writing: A Workshop with James Crews

In this generative writing workshop, held at the Robert Frost Stone House Museum, we'll examine connections between the practice of meditation/mindfulness and the act of writing fearlessly from the heart. We will complete several exercises and short meditations that invite us to pay closer attention to ourselves, our lives, and the world around us as we do our best to define the term, "mindfulness," and what it means for each of us. Beginners and all skill levels are welcome. You do not need any previous experience with mindfulness, meditation or writing; all you need is a notebook or laptop and an open mind. Email James Crews with any questions you might have: jcrewsjr@gmail.com.

$15 for members/$25 for non-members

Contact: Robert Frost Stone House Museum

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Jul
28
9:00 AM09:00

Bookstock Literary Festival

Bookstock 2018, Woodstock's annual literary festival, is celebrating its 10th consecutive year July 27 to 29 with a superlative array of prominent authors, artists, performers, and teachers.

Headliners of this 10th edition include Richard Russo, Robert Pinsky, Alexander Chee, and Ezzedine Choukri Fishere.

Besides its 30+ presenters, Bookstock includes a huge used book sale and a vintage book sale. Publishers and authors gather in a spacious tent to display their publications and talk to participants about their work.

The Artistree Gallery in nearby South Pomfret stages UNBOUND, an exhibit of artist creations inspired by books. At different venues, workshops are led by talented authors dealing with writing and poetry. Also on the program are a poetry slam and a literary brunch at a local restaurant.

Saturday schedule

9:00 am to 6:00 pm

  • Vintage book sale, Norman Williams Public Library
  • Used book sale, The Green
  • Hire a Poet, The Green: GennaRose Nethercott will write a custom poem for you. Pay her what you'd like. She tours nationally and internationally, composing poems to order for strangers on a 1952 Hermes Rocket typewriter.

10:00 to 10:40 am

11:00 am to 4:00 pm

12:00 to 12:40 pm

1:00 to 1:40 pm

  • Gareth Hinds: Poe: Stories and Poems, Norman Williams Public Library
  • Robin MacArthur: Heart Spring Mountain, St. James Parish Hall
  • Patricia Smith: Incendiary Art, North Universalist Chapel
  • Mark Bray: Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook, Woodstock History Center
  • Sean Prentiss: Nature writing workshop, Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park

2:00 to 2:40 pm

3:00 to 3:40 pm

  • Alexander Chee: How to Write an Autobiographical Novel, Norman Williams Public Library
  • Garret Graff: Raven Rock, St. James Parish Hall
  • Eileen Myles: Afterglow, North Universalist Chapel
  • Robert Madrygin: The Solace of Trees, Woodstock History Center
  • Tova Mirvis: "What it Means to Write Fiction About the Jewish world," Congregation Shir Shalom

4:00 to 4:40 pm

5:00 to 6:00 pm

  • Author reception, St. James Parish Hall

7:30 pm

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Jul
27
9:00 AM09:00

Bookstock Literary Festival

Bookstock 2018, Woodstock's annual literary festival, is celebrating its 10th consecutive year July 27 to 29 with a superlative array of prominent authors, artists, performers, and teachers.

Headliners of this 10th edition include Richard Russo, Robert Pinsky, Alexander Chee, and Ezzedine Choukri Fishere.

Besides its 30+ presenters, Bookstock includes a huge used book sale and a vintage book sale. Publishers and authors gather in a spacious tent to display their publications and talk to participants about their work.

The Artistree Gallery in nearby South Pomfret stages UNBOUND, an exhibit of artist creations inspired by books. At different venues, workshops are led by talented authors dealing with writing and poetry. Also on the program are a poetry slam and a literary brunch at a local restaurant.
 

Friday schedule

9:00 am to 6:00 pm

  • Vintage book sale, Norman Williams Public Library
  • Used book sale, The Green

9:15 to 11:30 am

  • Daniel Lusk: Wonder writing workshop - Woodstock History Center

11:00 to 11:40 am

  • Andrea Avery: Sonata: A Memoir of Pain and the Piano, Thompson Senior Center

12:00 to 12:40 pm

1:00 to 1:40 pm

2:00 to 2:40 pm

2:30 to 3:10 pm

3:00 to 3:40 pm

4:00 to 4:40 pm

5:30 pm

7:30 pm

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Jul
24
5:00 PM17:00

Occoult Poetics and (Soma)tic Poetry Rituals Workshop with CA Conrad

In this two-day workshop (July 24-25), CAConrad will discuss how occult and paranormal experiences and practices of poets in the past show us the way to trusting these same forces are also alive and at work for us today. CA has successfully used (Soma)tic poetry rituals to overcome depression after the murder of their boyfriend Earth (aka Mark Holmes). CA has also created writing rituals using the night sky to design homemade star constellations, another ritual to experience what the impact of hearing the word “drone” has on the human body, and many others from talking with trees, ghosts, translating Shakespeare’s sonnets with crystals, and coping with the destroyed wilderness of our planet.

Please bring notebooks and pens as we will construct together a (Soma)tic poetry ritual for all workshop participants.

Cost: Sliding scale of $27 to $108; personalized rituals available for workshop participants on Thursday and Friday. Sliding scale of $9-$27.

Registration: Register now for the two-day workshop by sending email to hello@antidotebooks.com

Contact: Antidote Books

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Jul
14
10:00 AM10:00

Mindfulness & Writing: A One Day Workshop with James Crews

James Crews

In this one-day writing workshop, we'll examine connections between the practice of meditation/mindfulness and the act of writing fearlessly from the heart. Using quotes and written works as prompts, we will complete several exercises that invite us to pay closer attention to ourselves, our lives, and the world around us as we do our best to define the term, "mindfulness," and what it means for each of us. Beginners and all skill levels are welcome. You do not need any previous experience with mindfulness, meditation or writing; all you need is an open mind. Email James Crews with any questions you might have: jcrewsjr@gmail.com.

Contact: The Northshire Bookstore to register

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Jul
11
6:00 PM18:00

Tapping into Your Write Brain Workshop

In her exhibition The Firmament, Toyin Ojih Odutola presents an interconnected series of fictional portraits chronicling the lives of two aristocratic Nigerian families. This dynamic workshop fuses an exploration of the Ojih Odutola’s work with a fun and meaningful creative writing exercise using thematic prompts. All writing levels welcome. Leave all self-doubt at the door. Facilitated by a Hood staff member and Joni B. Cole, founder of the Writer’s Center of White River Junction.

Free and open to all.

Registration: Space is limited. Register by July 9.

Contact: Hood Downtown

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Jul
10
6:30 PM18:30

Advanced Poetry Workshop with Matt Miller

This workshop is for poets who already have work in progress and are looking to work with fellow poets in a collaborative way to prepare their work for publication. Formal elements will be discussed like line, syntax, diction, image, and even rhyme and meter as a means to work to improve poems. Reading other poems as models, major revision techniques will be considered, diving into some in-class generative writing, and wondering if a poem can ever really be “done”. This workshop will include publication and submission process discussion, and participants should come with generous spirits and a willingness to work.

This workshop meets on July 10, 17, 24, and 31 at The Word Barn in Exeter, New Hampshire.

Cost: $300

Registration: This workshop is limited to 8 participants. Register online to save your space.

Contact: The Word Barn

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Jul
9
6:30 PM18:30

From Photography to Ink to Photography to Ink to ~

This summer writing workshop, led by Sarah Anderson & Mercy Carbonell, is a chance to explore the translational power of writing from photographs into memory & imagination through Poetry, Lyric Reflection & Flash Fiction. We will generate writing through prompts of photographs from Antiquity to Instagram to a postcard found in an old drawer. This Workshop Series will culminate in an optional Word Barn reading.

This workshop meets on July 9, 16, 23, and 30 at The Word Barn in Exeter, New Hampshire.

Cost: $200

Registration: This workshop is limited to 10 participants. Register online to save your space.

Contact: The Word Barn

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Jun
30
10:00 AM10:00

"Beyond the I: When Memoir Meets History" Workshop, with Mimi Schwartz

“But my life isn’t interesting!” many people who want to write memoir tell me. Join Mimi Schwartz for a workshop that focuses on the ways that personal narrative is enriched by history—be it family legacies, neighborhood landmarks, or the social history that shapes us. Through readings, discussion, and in-class exercises, participants discover new strategies for writing their life stories in ways that friends, family or strangers will want to read on.

 

The workshop will be held at The Ford House on the campus of SNHU.

Registration: Registration is open to all levels, limited to 14 students. Register online to ensure your spot in the class.

Cost: $50 for NHWP members; $75 for non-members.

Contact: New Hampshire Writers' Project

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Jun
23
3:00 PM15:00

The Frost Place Conference on Poetry and Teaching

The Conference on Poetry and Teaching (June 23 to 26) is a unique opportunity for teachers to work closely with both their peers and a team of illustrious poets who have particular expertise in working with teachers at all levels: K–12, graduate and undergraduate, and nontraditional and community-based instructors.

Over the course of 4½ days, faculty poets will share specific, hands-on techniques for teaching poetry. The emphasis is on the reading-conversation-writing-revision cycle, and our teaching approach aligns with the Common Core anchor standards for reading and writing. Graduate-level credits are available through Plymouth State University in New Hampshire. Certificate of completion includes 33 hours of Continuing Education credit.

The Writing Intensive (June 27 to 28), which will be led by Kamilah Aisha Moon, is the creative addition to the Conference on Poetry and Teaching.

Application: Applications for both programs are due by May 17. The scholarship application deadline is April 19.

Contact: The Frost Place

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Jun
22
1:00 PM13:00

Children's Nonfiction Writing Workshop

Are you a serious writer ready to take your creative nonfiction work-in-progress to the next level and make it competitive in today’s vibrant children’s book market?

Join us for three incredible days (June 22 to June 24) of fun and learning:

  • Learn from award-winning authors and world-class teachers in a small-group setting. (A maximum of 15 writers will be accepted.)
  • Incorporate storytelling techniques and creative approaches into your nonfiction.
  • Develop an action plan to write, revise & pitch your nonfiction manuscript to editors and agents.
  • Get one-on-one teaching and feedback from renowned writing experts Peter Lourie, Laura Backes and Steve Swinburne. (Plus a special session with a top editor!)

Cost: $897, includes all workshop sessions, handouts, group Skype sessions with an editor,  small-group critiques, dinner/drinks on Friday night, lunch on Saturday and Sunday, and coffee/tea/baked goods on Saturday and Sunday morning. The fee also entitles attendees to submit one manuscript to Yolanda Scott at Charlesbridge Publishing.

Registration: To apply, fill out an application. Applications must be received by 11:50 pm (Pacific Time) on Saturday, April 7.

Contact: Vermont Writers Roundtable

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Jun
15
10:00 AM10:00

Drawing from the Past: A Non-Fiction Comics Workshop

Join NH teaching artist Marek Bennett's COMICS WORKSHOP for this hands-on non-fiction comics lab featuring materials from the Vermont Folklife Center and Vermont Historical Soceity or materials you bring along.

We'll look at basic techniques of cartooning and comics creation, then try our hands at drawing original comics based on primary source texts.  Our discussions will address elements of readability, historical accuracy, point of view, research, and the responsibilities of the artist as an interpreter of historical narratives.

Participants each create 1+ pages of original comics drawn from primary source texts, and go home with the skills necessary to continue their work independently.

No experience required – everyone can draw comics!

Cost: $95

Registration: On the Vermont Folklife Center website

Contact: Vermont Folklife Center

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May
31
6:00 PM18:00

Eat It Up: Food Talks with Evan Mallett

Whether you are a foodie, aspiring cook, or just love good food, this is for you. Join us as featured chef, Evan Mallett, spends the evening discussing the basis of great cooking, his creative process, a recipe demonstration from his new book, Black Trumpet: A Chef’s Journey Through Eight New England Seasons, and a tasting for all audience members. Evan has even hinted about singing a song…

Cost: $55 (admission plus book, includes tasting); $25.00 (admission, includes tasting)

Registration: Reserve your spot online

Contact: The Word Barn
 

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May
18
10:00 AM10:00

Recording Audio for Oral History and Ethnography

Audio is a powerful medium for capturing human experience and human expression. In the context of cultural sustainability efforts, audio is an extremely useful tool for documenting local knowledge, exploring values and perceptions, and building resources for understanding and supporting cultural practices.

In this workshop, led by Andy Kolovos, VFC Director of Archives and Research, attendees will receive a thorough introduction to the fundamentals of digital audio, types of common field-recording microphones, and the use of digital audio recorders. The workshop includes hands-on exercises with equipment in an actual interview setting. In addition to the use of this equipment, we will also cover the selection and purchase of audio recording equipment and Android and iOS recording apps.

Cost $95

Registration: Attendance is limited to 14 participants. The registration deadline is April 20. Register by calling (802) 388-4964, by sending email to info@vermontfolklifecenter.org), or by mailing the registration form available on the Vermont Folklife Center website.

Contact: Vermont Folklife Center

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May
15
6:00 PM18:00

Matter of Life and Verse: Writing Poetry

"Tell all the truth," wrote Emily Dickinson, "but tell it slant." Poetry, through wordplay and its various forms, allows us to experiment artfully with the matter of life – our loves and losses, fears and dreams, and every mundane thing in between – so as to give it better resonance, a heightened urgency, and a timeless quality. In this class, our reading and discussion of good poems will frame in-class writing exercises and the creation and sharing of our own good poems.

This event will be held at the AVA Gallery in Lebanon, New Hampshire.

Cost: $25

Registration: Pre-registration is required. To register, please contact AVA at (603) 448-3117.

Contact: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Aging Resource Center

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May
5
10:00 AM10:00

Mindfulness and Writing: Online Workshop with James Crews

James Crews, author of Telling My Father, will lead a Mindfulness and Writing Online Workshop from May 5 to to June 2.

"In this online writing workshop, we'll examine connections between the practice of meditation/mindfulness and the act of writing fearlessly from the heart. Using quotes and other written works as prompts, we will complete several exercises each week that invite us to pay closer attention to ourselves, our lives, and the world around us as we do our best to define the term, "mindfulness," and what it means for each of us. The instructor will provide weekly modules, including optional videos and additional readings, and he will be available for a phone consultation with each student at the end of the course about the body of work they have produced. Though not required, attendees will be invited to share their work via discussion boards and/or email. Beginners and all skill levels are welcome. You do not need any previous experience with mindfulness, meditation or online courses; all you need is a reliable internet connection and an open mind."

Email James Crews with any questions: jcrewsjr@gmail.com.

Cost: $195

Registration: Tickets available by contacting Northshire Books.

Contact: Northshire Books

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May
3
5:30 PM17:30

Storytelling for Pantsers: How to Write and Revise Your Novel Without an Outline Workshop

Are you a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants writer? Hungry for a book that shows you how to write and revise your novel without an outline? Author and writing coach Annalisa Parent will walk you through the elements of a publishable manuscript.

Free handouts provided. Materials needed for our mini-writing-workshop: something to write with. (pencil and paper, laptop, tablet and chisel…). This event is free and open to the public.

Registration: To register, email annalisa@datewiththemuse.com.

Contact: Gibson's Bookstore


 

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May
3
12:00 PM12:00

Your Memoir: Piecing it all Together

You've written about your life, but how to piece it all together? Join Kim Gifford for this workshop, which offers guidelines to begin thinking about how to compile those writing prompts, essays and journal entries into a coherent book to perhaps publish or share with loved ones.

Cost: $80 members; $110 non-members. AVA Members: to receive your $30 discount, please enter "AVA MEMBER" in the promotion code box at checkout. If you are unsure of your membership status, please call the office.

Registration: Register on the AVA Gallery website.

Contact: AVA Gallery

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Apr
28
10:00 AM10:00

The Husbandry of Poetry Workshop with Julia Shipley

A rumination and discussion of some best practices for the care and feeding of poetry. Come with questions, qualms, curiosity. Leave with inspiration, tools and resources for making verse a vital, viable part of your crazy, over-full life.

Julia Shipley is the author of a debut collection, The Academy of Hay, winner of the Melissa Lanitis Gregory Poetry Prize and a finalist for the 2016 Vermont Book Award.

Contact: River Arts

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Apr
28
9:30 AM09:30

The Road to Publication Workshop

The League of Vermont Writers is hosting this workshop, which includes the following presentations:

  • "Your Query Letter," with Annalisa Parent and Jennifer S. Wilkov
  • "Your First Five Pages," with Annalisa Parent
  • "Your In-Person Pitch to an Agent," with Jennifer S. Wilkov
  • "The Straight and Crooked Paths to Publication," with Jeff Sharlet

Cost: $49 for members; $69 for non-members; $99 at the door with no pre-registration. Pre-registration prices include lunch.

Registration: Register by Friday, April 20

Contact: League of Vermont Writers

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Apr
21
2:00 PM14:00

"Storytelling for Pantsers" Workshop with Annalisa Parent

Author and writing coach, Annalisa Parent will walk workshop attendees through the elements of a publishable manuscript.  The workshop is two hours long, and free handouts are provided.  Materials needed:  pencil, paper, laptop, tablet, (and a chisel).

Registration: Pre-register online

Contact: Toadstool Bookshop - Keene

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Apr
7
1:00 PM13:00

Coptic Bookbinding Workshop

In this workshop, participants will learn the whole process—from start to finish—to create a unique art journal. We will select beautiful handmade papers for the hardbound covers, and sew the open-spine binding using a traditional paired needle Coptic binding technique. This form of Coptic binding creates a lovely chain stitch at every sewing station and results in a structurally strong book with high-quality mixed-media pages for writing, drawing, doodling, or whatever your heart desires! We will also learn how to make a button closure for our books. This promises to be a full-immersion experience in book-binding; participants will leave with a handmade book and a wealth of knowledge.

Cost: $85

Registration: Register online

Contact: River Arts

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Apr
4
6:00 PM18:00

The Art of Storytelling Workshop with Recille Hamrell

Story sharing strengthens mind and memory, nurtures self-discovery and captivates and engages listeners. No experience necessary. Bring yourself and a story idea to work on and shape it in a safe and open-minded environment.

6:00 to 7:30 pm - Story-shaping clinic with Recille Hamrell

7:30 to 8:30 pm - Open mic

Cost: $10

Registration:  Seating is limited; register on line.

Contact: Burlington City Arts

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Mar
28
10:00 AM10:00

Celebrate the Power of Words: A Poetry Workshop

Emily Dickinson once wrote, “I know it is poetry when it feels as if the top of my head has lifted off.” But how does the art of poetry harness the power of words to move us in such profound ways? What is it about your favorite poem that makes it speak to you?

Join poet Hannah Fries for a joyful exploration of what makes a poem leap off the page and into our hearts. We’ll spend part of the day looking at our own favorite poems and other examples, and part of the day using loose, fun exercises to jump start our own writing. Finally, we’ll conclude by sharing and workshopping our poems in a supportive and encouraging atmosphere. Bring a favorite poem, curiosity, and a love for words.

Cost: $60 for members; $65 for non-members

Contact: Court Street Arts

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Mar
25
2:00 PM14:00

Writing Workshop with Annalisa Parent

Author and writing coach Annalisa Parent will walk workshop attendees through the elements of a publishable manuscript. Based on her decade-long career helping writers to publish, and a twenty-year writing career, she’ll pull back the curtain on some of the tricks of the trade. Participants will have the opportunity to share their writing and get meaningful feedback based on how their brain learns and creates best.

The workshop is two hours long, and free handouts are provided. Materials needed: pencil, paper, laptop, tablet (and a chisel).

Registration: Pre-register for the workshop here.

Contact: Toadstool Bookshop - Keene

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Mar
23
to Mar 24

"Digital Storytelling for Community Engagement and Sustainability" Workshop

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Join Vermont Folklife Center and Shelburne Farms for a two-day (March 23 to March 24) deep dive into tools and techniques for digital storytelling to engage students and communities in sustainability. Together we’ll explore interview techniques, storytelling and personal narratives as a way to reach sustainability goals in both schools and communities. 

Whether your focus is pedagogical—project and place based learning—or content driven—farm to school or climate change—we’ll orient learning around the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs offer a way to connect meaningful place-based learning to global issues. Using digital storytelling techniques and tools you and your students have the power to make positive change in schools and communities.  We’ll gather at Shelburne Farms in a retreat like setting to practice skills, share stories, and develop action plans for implementation. Join us!

This residential program is presented by Shelburne Farms and Vermont Folklife Center.

Cost $250. Includes meals and accommodations. A limited number of partial scholarships are available.

Registration: Limited to 16 participants. Scholarships are available for the course fee, graduate credits are not covered. Please fill out the scholarship application prior to registering for the program. For registration and scholarship questions, please contact Amy Rougier at registration@shelburnefarms.org or 802-985-0302.

Contact: Vermont Folklife Center

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