Naropa’s Summer Writing Program

As part of my MFA I am required to attend two Summer Writing Programs which is a four week intensive at Naropa with writers from all over the world.

This summer will be my first. Each week I’ll attend one workshop. Today I was given the paperwork and told that I have to come up with a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd choice for each week. These may change in the next week but here are my choices as of today:


First Choice

Second Choice

Third Choice

June 19 – 25

David Henderson Poethics and Black Consciousness as Pertaining to All-America

Barbara Henning Self in Place

Harryette Mullen Poetry Workshop

June 26 – July 2

Donald Preziosi Against Spirit: Aesthetics, Politics, & Poetics Today

Akilah Oliver Un/Mapping: The Writer as Cartographer

Laird Hunt Histories

July 3 -9

Indira Ganesan The Shape of the Story

Samuel R. Delany Reading and Writing Across Cultures

Quincy Troupe The Architecture of Language

July 10-16

Miguel Algarin Dangerous Verbs

Amiri Baraka Poetry: Paper vs. Speech & The Act

Sonia Sanchez Poetry as a Spiritual Practice: A Writing

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