Poetry

Upcoming classes: Poetry


Susan Ito

 

 

 

FRIDAY, JAN 17 | End the week on a high! Join Grotto writer Susan Ito for an evening of writing designed to banish the work week and open a vein of creative energy to keep you writing through the weekend and beyond. Join the group for prompts at the community writing table or find your own cozy carrel or couch. Finish a story you’ve started or free-write your way to something new. Find inspiration and energy writing in community! Snacks, encouragement, and tea provided.

 

Susan Ito is the author of The Mouse Room. She co-edited the literary anthology A Ghost At Heart’s Edge: Stories & Poems of Adoption. Her work has appeared in Growing Up Asian American, Choice, Hip Mama, Hyphen, Catapult, The Bellevue Literary Review, and elsewhere. She is a MacDowell fellow, and was awarded residencies at Hedgebrook and the Blue Mountain Center. She has performed her solo show, The Ice Cream Gene, around the U.S. She teaches at Mills College and Bay Path University, and was one of the organizers of Rooted & Written at the Grotto, a series of events for writers of color in the Bay Area. Her theatrical adaption of Untold, stories of reproductive stigma, was produced at Brava Theater.

Contact: susanito@mac.com.

Number of sessions: 1

Time: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Dates: Friday, Jan. 17

Course fee: $20


Lindsey Crittenden

 

 

 

FRIDAY, FEB 7 | End the week on a high! Join Grotto writer Lindsey Crittenden for an evening of writing designed to banish the work week and open a vein of creative energy to keep you writing through the weekend and beyond. Join the group for prompts at the community writing table or find your own cozy carrel or couch. Finish a story you’ve started or free-write your way to something new. Find inspiration and energy writing in community! Snacks, encouragement, and tea provided.

 

Lindsey Crittenden is the author of an award-winning short-fiction collection, The View From Below, and a memoir, The Water Will Hold You (“exquisitely written,” Publishers’ Weekly starred review). Recent short fiction has been published in Mississippi Review and Cimarron Review, and has been performed onstage by Word for Word. An Honored Instructor at U.C. Berkeley Extension, she has taught and helped develop creative writing curriculum for 20 years.

Contact: slindsey@lindseycrittenden.com.

Number of sessions: 1

Time: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Dates: Friday, Feb. 7

Course fee: $20

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