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Join Marty Williams for Palm of the Hand Stories


Using contemporary short texts as models, we will create work of brevity and concision suitable for blog entries, as vignettes for professional writing, memoir, fiction or prose poem collections. Readings will include stories, flash fiction, prose poems, exquisite paragraphs and short reflective essays. Participants will write half a dozen or more short pieces over the course of the week, revise one or more and contribute to a digital chapbook of our work. We use the Amherst Writers and Artists (AWA) approach in this workshop to create a supportive space to generate new writing. All writing is done during the workshop with optional prompts and suggestions from the instructor. Sharing is voluntary and we offer only positive feedback to this fresh, new writing. All levels of writing experience and practice welcome. Each session will include reflective writing time to explore applications to our personal and professional writing lives as well as our classroom practices.

June 13 – 16, 2016
8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Grades: All
Registration Fee $330