Nature Writing

Celebrate and observe the natural world through writing. We’ll explore what others have written about it and write new poems inspired by your experiences. Plan to read poems, create new work and engage in readings and discussions.

Special Notes

  • All course readings will be provided by the instructor. Students may wish to purchase a notebook/sketchbook for collecting ideas and writing drafts of their poems.
  • No class May 28th.
  • Classes are confirmed one week prior to the start date. In order to help us confirm classes, please register as early as possible.
About the Instructor

Lauren Miner

Lauren Miner is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, where she earned an MFA in creative writing (concentrating in poetry) and an MA in English (writing her thesis about descriptions of photographs in the poems of Larry Levis). She's led creative-writing workshops at VCU, the UVa Young Writers' Workshop, and elsewhere. Her creative interests include poetry, nonfiction, photography (both analog and digital), and comics. She currently serves as an assistant poetry editor at Four Way Review, and she is the Artist-in-Residence for the James River Park System.

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Nature Writing

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Class Details
May 7 - June 46:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Day: Mon
Tuition: $105.00
Member Tuition: $94.50
Additional fees apply
Instructor: Lauren Miner
Level: All Levels