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Courting the Muse – a writing workshop from Sossity Writes and Dirty Queer

January 25, 2015

There are only a few tickets remaining! Get your ticket now and plan on attending Courting the Muse, a writing workshop from Sossity Writes and Dirty Queer!

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  • When: Sunday, February 8, 2015 from 12pm – 3pm
  • Where: In Other Words Feminist Community Center, 14 NE Killingsworth St, Portland, OR 97211
  • RSVP: Facebook event link
  • Tickets: Brown Paper ticket sales 
    • Ages 18+, with a cap of 15 people
    • Cost: $25/workshop
    • 4 tickets will be set aside as low income scholarships ($10/workshop)***
      ***Essay submission, preference given to people of color/people with disabilities/trans women. If interested, send an essay to sossitywrites@gmail.com. Include what it would mean to you to attend this workshop, and why a scholarship would make the difference for you.

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This workshop is a place to learn to create and maintain a writing practice. Like many relationships, we tend to wait for the good stuff to come to us, like that fictional Prince(ss) Charming. This is your chance to take the lead, find the connection, and commit for a long term and rewarding partnership with your own voice. Taught by Sossity Chiricuzio – poet, storyteller, and MC/Producer of Dirty Queer – this workshop is comprised of writing exercises, group brainstorming, and feedback sessions. All participants will receive a list of writers resources and exercises to take home with them.

This event requires a ticket (see above) and is 18+. Please bring your own food for the break.

Accessibility info:
+ no steps to the door, or inside the building
+ slight ramp between the two areas of the building
+ approx. 3′ width for the entrance
+ gender neutral bathroom (variable wheelchair access to the bathroom – it’s wide, but there is a 90 degree turn from hallway to room, and no rail)
+ ramp to the stage
+ sturdy folding chairs and some couches
+ we ask that folks be low scent or scent free
+ please leave your furry companions at home unless they are service animals
If you have any questions, please contact Sossity: sossitywrites@gmail.com

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Interested in organizing a feminist event at In Other Words? Drop us a line at events[at]inotherwords[dot]org to request an application!

In Other Words Feminist Community Center is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that is entirely run by volunteersand survives from individual financial gifts from generous feminists like you!

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