Events – 2009
Patricia Kirkpatrick will lead a workshop from 1:00PM to 2PM
THE MOST VITALLY TOUCHING THINGS IN LIFE: WRITING NON-FICTION
A workshop with Patricia Kirkpatrick
Patricia Kirkpatrick has published “Century’s Road” (Holy Cow! Press), two poetry chapbooks, and books for young readers, including “Plowie: A Story from the Prairie”, as well as essays, reviews, and interviews with prominent American writers. Recent work has appeared in “A Poets Guide to the Birds,” “Poetry East,” and “Everyday Poems for City Sidewalk,” and is forthcoming in “Prairie Schooner” and the “Saint Paul Almanac.” Her awards include fellowships from the NEA, the Bush Foundation, and the McKnight Loft Award in Poetry. She is Poetry Editor for “Water-Stone Review” and currently teaches in the MFA program at Hamline University where she once shared an office with Carol Bly and was influenced greatly by her teaching. She also has taught at Macalester College, the University of Texas (Extension), and San Francisco State University and has conducted workshops and residencies at the Princeton Theological Seminary in addition to many primary and secondary schools, libraries, and associations. She received a Hamline Distinguished Teaching & Service Award and was a Fellow of the Shannon Institute for Community Leadership.
A time and place for solitude: writing below the surface.
Spend the day in Red Wing with us….. remembering Carol Bly
Saturday October 17, 2009
10:30 AM to 4:30PM – Free Event
Holy Cow! Press Book Fair All Day
Milkweed Editions Donates Carol’s books for a Raffle
10:30AM to 11:30PM– ‘Writing Below the Surface’ seminar with Cynthia Loveland
11:30AM to 1:00 PM– Lunch- Free Time to Sight See–Write
1:00 to 2:00PM- Patricia Kirkpatrick workshop THE MOST VITALLY TOUCHING THINGS IN LIFE: WRITING NON-FICTION
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Carol Bly Short Story Contest
Selected Short Story Readings
3:00PM to 4:00 PM Book Raffle and Announcement of Winner(s)
Reception- Crackers/Cheese and Sparkling Drinks
Submission information at: http://www.writersrisingup.com/submissions.html#submission09
Anderson Center, Red Wing Minnesota
Sponsored by Writers Rising Up
Nature’s Wild Food Identification Excursion at the Elizabeth Fries Ellet Interpretive Trail
Elizabeth Fries Ellet Interpretive Trail Excursions Summer 2009
Saturday August 29th and Saturday Sept 19th, 2009
Both Days 10:00AM to 11:30AM
Location: Richard T. Anderson Conservation Area, 1/6 mile past Lions Tap on Flying Cloud Drive.
With Cynthia Thomas
Cynthia Thomas is a practicing herbalist, educator, massage therapist and Doula serving the Twin Cities area. She has been working with medicinal herbs for 20 years. She has a BS in Herbal Sciences from Bastyr University. Cynthia served seven years on the Board of Directors for the North Country Herbalist Guild, a local non-profit providing education and resources for the ethical and sustainable use of medicinal plants.
“I have been blessed with many teachers from diverse backgrounds, all of who have helped to instill a deep respect for nature and faith in our collective power to heal.”
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