Ekphrasis: Writing Confronts Visual Art (with Diana Norma Szokolyai) The word “ekphrasis” comes from the Greek, referring to a literary response to a visual scene, or more commonly, a work of art. Mary’s College of California, and Naropa University.
By engaging in the imaginative act of reflecting on the action of a work of visual art, the writer expands the meaning of the art. He is currently a professor of Literature and Writing at the University of California, San Diego.
The Cambridge Writers’ Workshop Summer in Paris Writing Retreat will take place from July 17-22, 2019.
Situated in heart of Paris’ Montparnasse neighborhood, amongst the fresh and popular open air markets and charming boutiques, the hotel stay is full of Parisian charm and our classes will take place in a beautiful Moroccan themed room that opens to a courtyard that can also be used by our writers.
After reading literary examples and holding a discussion about applying the practice of ekphrasis to our own writing, our classroom will be one of the most beautiful museums in Paris: The Musée D’Orsay. In this class, we will explore how evocative essays are attempted and constructed. “Must-Read Poetic Voices of Split This Rock 2018”, was nominated for the 2018 Kate Tufts Discovery Award, and was selected by Finishing Line Press as their 2018 nominee for the National Book Award in Poetry.
Flâneurs, Essays, and Provocateurs (with Rita Banerjee) An essay is an attempt. We will explore how being a flâneur and an essayist are intimately combined. Banerjee is also the author of the novella “A Night with Kali” in (Finishing Line Press, 2010).Retreat activities will include craft of writing seminars and creative writing workshops, literary tours of Paris.If you’re serious about writing and want to soak in some exquisite French culture this summer, join our retreat in Paris!Craft Seminar: We will look at a number of writers who have engaged space and place in their work and discuss what techniques and forms they developed, often very site-specific. His books encompass several volumes of poetry, including.Writers discussed will include Layli Long Soldier, Craig Santos Perez, Cristina Peri Rossi and Georges Perec Generative Workshop: Using techniques of walking meditation, we will experience the surrounding neighborhood of the conference venue (including the Cemeterie Montparnasse) as a launch point to generate work and provide feedback and critique to one another. Ali has taught at various colleges and universities, including Oberlin College, Davidson College, St.Sign up yourself or your friend for the Student Writing Delivery Service to receive a student-selected story in your mailbox each month.We will not accept support from funders of whom we know that they, in their constitution or practice, discriminate against a person or group on the basis of age, political affiliation, race, national origin, immigration status, ethnicity, gender, ability, sexual orientation, or religious belief.826CHI is a 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit organization.Submit a cover letter, resume and portfolio online to cww. Please inquire about details at [email protected]* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Hours: 5-10 hours per week (Cambridge, MA or remote commuting) Duration: 1 year (renewable) Deadline & Guidelines: Applications due August 1, 2019.Submit a cover letter and resume via cww.The Cambridge Writers’ Workshop, Inc. Interns will further their knowledge in the following areas: * This is an unpaid internship but Federal Work Study hours and course credit may apply. seeks interns for our editing & communications team. What skills do you hope to gain from your experience with the Cambridge Writers’ Workshop?The faculty includes award-winning writers Kazim Ali, Rita Banerjee, and Diana Norma Szokolyai. The schedule for the Cambridge Writers’ Workshop Summer in Paris Retreat (July 17-22, 2019) has been announced.More details about classes and instructors follow below! Schedule: Writing about Space and Place (with Kazim Ali) We experience place through multiple present tense lenses– sensory perception, kinesthetic observation, relationship of inner reality to outer surroundings– as well as through history, language, geography, botany, biology and zoology.