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Thu, Aug 04



Feathers, Gills, & Roots: Storytelling from the Non-Human Realm

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Feathers, Gills, & Roots: Storytelling from the Non-Human Realm

Time & Location

Aug 04, 2022, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Berryville, 601 Dr Spurlin Cir, Berryville, AR 72616, USA

About the Event

Rachel Pittman, winner of the Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow 2022 Moon Dancer fellowship, will facilitate a workshop at the Berryville, Arkansas, Community Center. She will be in Eureka Springs for her writing residency. WCDH fellowships require a community outreach project. Pittman's workshop, Feathers, Gills & Roots invites students to read a selected list of poetry and prose pieces that engage with the natural world, alternating reading and writing activities. It will be held on Thursday, August 4, 2022, 9:30 – 11:30 am.

The Workshop will introduce children and young writers to poetic forms and nature writing. Encouraging the students to think about the world around them and how non-human living things have stories to tell, inviting the participants to ponder their place and perspective in relation to the natural world.

Rachel Pittman is a writer and bird watcher from southwest Georgia. She holds a dual degree in Writing and English literature and will be in residence at Dairy Hollow working on a chapbook-length poetry manuscript.

The Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow is a 501(c)3 nonprofit whose mission is to nurture writers of all genres, backgrounds, and levels of experience in a supportive environment that builds community, energizes creative expression, stimulates new thinking, and optimizes productivity. Since opening its doors to writers in 2000, the Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow has made a lasting impact on the arts and literary communities hosting over 1,700 writers from 48 states and 13 countries. 

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