Workshop | Poetry and Talking Objects with Stephanie Burt

Online WI

Workshop: Poetry and Talking Objects with Stephanie Burt. Part of our NEA Big Read Programming.    Poems give voice to people—including the poet—but they can also let us speak through, or for, or to, or with, things and creatures that do not normally communicate in words: from an ancient vase to a lock and key […]

Free and open to the public

Poetry Reading | Stephanie Burt

Online WI

Stephanie (formerly Stephen) Burt is a poet, literary critic, and professor with eight published books, including two critical books on poetry and three poetry collections. Hailed as “one of the most influential poetry critics of generation” by the New York Times, Burt has written a multitude of literary reviews and essays on poetry that have […]

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Writing Group | Wednesday Writers

Wednesday Writers has been meeting at Woodland Pattern for over a decade. The group formed after a series of memoir and poetry workshops led by 2009 writers-in-residence Maureen Owen and Jack Collom. Participants meet weekly to share and discuss their writing, and every October host a reading celebration.  

Reading Group | Readshops

Online WI

Led by poet and Woodland Pattern co-founder Karl Gartung, Readshops are community sessions dedicated to exploring poetry texts from the 20th century that have often been labeled "difficult." Participants take turns reading the poetry aloud, discussing it as questions arise—on the spot, as deeply as needed. No preparation is needed; the only prerequisite is curiosity. […]

Workshop | Tension Zones: Landscape, Memory, and Writing with Chuck Stebelton

Online WI

Limited to 10 participants. Participants will receive instructions for access when they register for the workshop. This workshop will take place virtually.   The land offers us good reading, outdoors, from a lively, unfinished manuscript. A forest, an old field, a prairie remnant, an urban tree canopy is each a set of constant tensions. In natural […]

$90 – $100

Writing Group | WELCOME HOME!

WELCOME HOME! is a veterans writing group currently meeting on a monthly basis. The two-hour sessions are a time of conversation and writing poems, songs, short stories, and more. We invite all veterans to join us—even if you’ve never tried to write, come along for the fun! Led by Bob koshin Hanson, USN, reserves. Hanson is […]

Writing Group | Wednesday Writers

Wednesday Writers has been meeting at Woodland Pattern for over a decade. The group formed after a series of memoir and poetry workshops led by 2009 writers-in-residence Maureen Owen and Jack Collom. Participants meet weekly to share and discuss their writing, and every October host a reading celebration.  

Writing Group | Wednesday Writers

Wednesday Writers has been meeting at Woodland Pattern for over a decade. The group formed after a series of memoir and poetry workshops led by 2009 writers-in-residence Maureen Owen and Jack Collom. Participants meet weekly to share and discuss their writing, and every October host a reading celebration.  

Reading Group | Readshops

Online WI

Led by poet and Woodland Pattern co-founder Karl Gartung, Readshops are community sessions dedicated to exploring poetry texts from the 20th century that have often been labeled "difficult." Participants take turns reading the poetry aloud, discussing it as questions arise—on the spot, as deeply as needed. No preparation is needed; the only prerequisite is curiosity. […]

Workshop | Tension Zones: Landscape, Memory, and Writing with Chuck Stebelton

Online WI

Limited to 10 participants. Participants will receive instructions for access when they register for the workshop. This workshop will take place virtually.   The land offers us good reading, outdoors, from a lively, unfinished manuscript. A forest, an old field, a prairie remnant, an urban tree canopy is each a set of constant tensions. In natural […]

$90 – $100

Writing Group | Wednesday Writers

Wednesday Writers has been meeting at Woodland Pattern for over a decade. The group formed after a series of memoir and poetry workshops led by 2009 writers-in-residence Maureen Owen and Jack Collom. Participants meet weekly to share and discuss their writing, and every October host a reading celebration.  

Reading Group | We Persist

Online WI

WE PERSIST BOOK CLUB is a monthly discussion group for women and non-binary identifying folks to meet and talk about books of various genres/formats by women, NB, PoC, and LGBTQIA+ writers.  

Writing Group | Wednesday Writers

Wednesday Writers has been meeting at Woodland Pattern for over a decade. The group formed after a series of memoir and poetry workshops led by 2009 writers-in-residence Maureen Owen and Jack Collom. Participants meet weekly to share and discuss their writing, and every October host a reading celebration.  

Workshop | Tension Zones: Landscape, Memory, and Writing with Chuck Stebelton

Online WI

Limited to 10 participants. Participants will receive instructions for access when they register for the workshop. This workshop will take place virtually.   The land offers us good reading, outdoors, from a lively, unfinished manuscript. A forest, an old field, a prairie remnant, an urban tree canopy is each a set of constant tensions. In natural […]

$90 – $100

Writing Group | Wednesday Writers

Wednesday Writers has been meeting at Woodland Pattern for over a decade. The group formed after a series of memoir and poetry workshops led by 2009 writers-in-residence Maureen Owen and Jack Collom. Participants meet weekly to share and discuss their writing, and every October host a reading celebration.