Split Open Craft with Kierstin Bridger

June 1, 9:00 am-12:00 pm at Montrose Field House

You are reading a novel, a memoir or a captivating poem and you find yourself immersed. You relate to it on a deep level even though the details of the story or lines are vastly different than the specifics of your own life. So how did they do that?

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We’ll look into to several works of contemporary literature create scenes and moment that stop time. We’ll explore how they operate and what we can do to add spark to our own work. Tuition is $45.*Sign up for this and “Write Where You Live” for discounted combined tuition. (Discount available by phone registration only)

Kierstin Bridger is a Colorado writer and author of Demimonde (Lithic Press) which won the 2017 Women Writing The West's Willa Award for Poetry. All Ember (Urban Farmhouse Press) is her full collection. Bridger has won the Mark Fischer Poetry Prize, the 2015 ACC Writer?s Studio award, and was short-listed for the Manchester Poetry Competition in the UK. She is is both editor of Ridgway Alley Poems and Co-Director of Open Bard Poetry Series. She co-hosts Poetry Voice with poet Uche Ogbuji. Find more of her work in December, Prairie Schooner and Painted Bride Quarterly. She earned her MFA at Pacific University. Kierstinbridger.com

Classroom Locations

* It’s important to know that some classes may be held in other locations that may not be listed below. Locations will be specified accordingly in class descriptions.

Weehawken Ridgway

Primary staff office
1075 Sherman Street
Ridgway, CO 81432
(970) 318-0150

The Sherbino Theater

604 Clinton Street
Ridgway, CO 81432

Hypoxia Gym

1900 550 Uncompahgre National Forest
Ouray, CO 81432

Weehawken Montrose

310 S 9th Street
Montrose, CO 81401

Wright Opera House

472 Main Street
Ouray, CO 81427

Montrose Field House

25 Colorado Ave. 
Montrose, CO 81401