Workshops & Discussions

Forms & Features Online: Zuihitsu – AT CAPACITY

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All are welcome to an online poetry discussion and creative writing workshop led by Maggie Queeney. In this session, we explore zuihitsu, a hybrid Japanese form that blurs lyric and essay, and incorporates many other forms and disciplines. The group will read and discuss the work of an array of writers, before embarking upon on our own zuihitsu projects.

Please note: we are offering several sessions of this program. Registration is required; space is limited. To register, email [email protected] with the date and time of the session you would like to attend. If you would like to attend more than one workshop this month, please let us know which topic is your first choice, second choice, etc. We will do our best to accommodate everyone's wishes while allowing as many people to participate in these workshops as is possible. This program is for adult participants, aged 18 and older.

Closed captioning is available via Google Meet. We are happy to provide ASL interpretation. Please let us know at least one week in advance, if possible, if you would benefit from an ASL interpreter in attendance. If you would benefit from any other accessibility measures, please contact us by emailing [email protected]. To learn more about Google Meet’s built-in accessibility features visit

This program is currently at capacity, and registration is now closed.

Monday, June 27, 2022, 6:00 PM CDT–8:00 PM CDT
Tuesday, June 28, 2022, 2:00 PM CDT–4:00 PM CDT
Wednesday, June 29, 2022, 10:00 AM CDT–12:00 PM CDT