Check out what’s in store for 2021 and contact me with any questions about a class!

“It was only just recently that I began to love her, after devouring Carver’s book. Beginning to love Yoko Ono is a dangerous experience, because then you wonder: If Yoko Ono was something more than the woman who broke up the Beatles, then what other lies have I been told?”

Lindsay Zoladz, “Yoko Ono and the Myth That Deserves to Die”

API/AAPI Bad Girls Club, a creative non-fiction workshop at Hugo House

When: Sunday, June 20, 2021 @ 10:00am – 3:00pm (with a 45-minute break @ 12:00pm for writing and lunch). $108 members / $120 non-members; need-based scholarships available through Hugo House. Register HERE.

Where: Hugo House, Seattle, WA via Zoom

Xiwangmu, one of the most powerful goddesses in the Chinese pantheon, started out as a mountain demon who wreaked cataclysmic havoc before settling down into heavenly rule. What can her myth teach us about writing into our wilderness years as womxn of the Asian diaspora? Come ready to read, discuss, write, and revel in stories about fighting, drinking, disrupting, or screwing our way into self-creation. You’ll leave with new material and the readiness to take up space in any room. This class includes a lunch break.

This class is intended for writers of (a) East, Middle East, South, and Southeast Asian and Pacific Islander heritage, and (b) underrepresented genders including cis women, trans women, trans men, non-binary people and those who are otherwise marginalized.

Register HERE.

It was then that [Te Rauparaha] finally exclaimed “Ka ora, ka ora! Tēnei te tangata pūhuruhuru nāna nei i tiki mai whakawhiti te rā!” (I live! I live! For it was indeed the wondrous power of a woman (“the Noa”) that fetched the sun and caused it to shine again!)

Ngāti Toa chief Te Rauparaha, “Ka Mate”

Past Workshops:

The Ladder of Love: Writing Platonic Relationships, a creative non-fiction workshop at Hugo House

When: Sunday, February 14, 2021

Family Stories, a free webinar at Hugo House

When: Saturday, January 30, 2021

Writing the Family Saga, a creative non-fiction workshop at Hugo House

When: Sunday, November 1, 2020

Contextualizing the Family Story, an eight-week creative non-fiction workshop series at Hugo House

When: Tuesdays, May 5 to June 23, 2020

Subject/Object Subversion, a generative all-genre workshop at Goddard College

When: Monday, February 17, 2020

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