Join Us This Winter for Art & Creative Writing

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20141215_095947Winter 2015 Workshops Are Open for Registration!

As the weather gets chilly and the nights seem longer, escape into worlds of magical color and form, create words and rhythms of your own as you explore the writing of poems, stories, and essays.

Join us this winter for a whimsical painting workshop exploring the magical worlds of 20141215_100048primitive art, folk art,  and expressionist art, and a creative writing workshop where we read and write a range of winter poetry, magical stories, and imaginative personal essays.

(Science takes a break this winter, but will return in spring.)

Art workshop will be held on Tuesday evenings starting mid-January, and Winter 2013 to 2014 696run for eight weeks.

Creative Writing workshop will run on Thursday evenings and also run for eight weeks.

For more on both workshops, please visit the Winter Workshops page, and send an email to sign up!

About Ramola D

Ramola D is the author of Invisible Season (WWPH, 1998), which co-won the Washington Writers’ Publishing House Poetry award in 1998, and Temporary Lives, awarded the 2008 AWP Grace Paley Prize in Short Fiction and finalist in the 2010 Library of Virginia Fiction awards. A Discovery/The Nation finalist and five-time Pushcart Prize nominee, she is the recipient of a 2005 National Endowment for the Arts fellowship in poetry. Her fiction, poetry, essays, and writer-interviews have appeared in various journals and anthologies including previously in Blackbird, Prairie Schooner, Agni, Northwest Review, Green Mountains Review, Writer’s Chronicle, Indiana Review, recently in Extraordinary Rendition: (American) Writers on Palestine (OR Books, 2015), All About Skin: Short Fiction by Women of Color (University of Wisconsin Press, 2014), and also in Best American Poetry 1994, Full Moon on K Street: Poems by Washington, DC Poets (Plan B Press, 2009), and Best American Fantasy 2007. Her fiction was shortlisted in Best American Stories 2007, and included in Enhanced Gravity: More Fiction by Washington DC Women Writers (Paycock Press, 2006). She holds an MFA in Poetry from George Mason University and a BS in Physics and an MBA from the University of Madras. She has most recently taught creative writing at The George Washington University and The Writer’s Center, Bethesda. She lives currently in the Boston area where she edits the online literary review Delphi Quarterly, runs the citizen-journalism site The Everyday Concerned Citizen while also building the new Human Rights documentation site, Covert Assaults Satyagraha, and teaches children's art and creative writing workshops at her home studio, The Wishing Well.

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