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?
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