A workshop exploring varieties of nature writing in prose and poetry, with time for writing to explore, question, understand, and transform our experience in a rapidly changing world.
Enter the spacious, quiet studio setting in the Music and Dance Building and give yourself the space and time to write into your depths and the world around you.
Location: Dance Studio A Writing Lab, Franklin and Lafayette Streets
Moderator KIRK GLASER teaches writing and literature at Santa Clara University, where he serves as Director of the Creative Writing Program and Faculty Advisor to the Santa Clara Review. His poetry has been nominated twice for the Pushcart Prize and has appeared in The Threepenny Review, The American Journal of Poetry, Nimrod, Split Rock, Chicago Quarterly Review, Catamaran, The Worcester Review, The Cortland Review, and elsewhere. Awards for his work include an American Academy of Poets prize, C. H. Jones National Poetry Prize, and University of California Poet Laureate Award. He He is co-editor of the anthology, New California Writing 2013, Heyday.
Workshop facilitator DAVID BAKER is author of thirteen books of poetry, recently Whale Fall (Norton, 2022), Swift: New and Selected Poems, (2019), Scavenger Loop (2015), and Never-Ending Birds (2009), which won the Theodore Roethke Memorial Poetry Prize. His six books of prose include Seek After: Essays on Modern Lyric Poets (2018) and Show Me Your Environment (2014). Among his awards are prizes and grants from the Guggenheim Foundation, NEA, Mellon Foundation, and Poetry Society of America. His work appears in such journals as American Poetry Review, The Atlantic, The Nation, New York Times, The New Yorker, Poetry, and The Yale Review.