CORAZÓN COLLECTIVE is a group of poets working in community. We offer this workshop/platica series on the third Saturday from January 2023 to May 2023, 1pm to 2:30pm CST. Zoom link will be sent to registrants. Open to writers of all backgrounds, ages, genres, abilities, and skill levels.
$50 Registration per workshop or $200 to register for all 5 workshops. (This discount is only available through January 20.) Payment through PayPal or Zelle to email@example.com.
Corazón de Monstruo/Heart of the Divine led by ire’ne lara silva
January 21, 2023 1-2:30pm CST
How can we say our work is truly alive and taking risks without testing the extremes of our emotions, the expanses of our spirits, and the limits of our freedom? Let’s explore this in discussion, guided meditation, and writing prompts.
Elastic Heart: Transcending Loss and Restoring Ourselves led by Angelina Sáenz
February 18, 2023 1-2:30pm CST
Through reading and responding to texts on impermanence, acceptance, the cycle of life and death, gratitude, and forgiveness, we will move into, through, and beyond the fire of our grief, and source hope and love for what’s next in our lives.
My Heart is an Octopus led by jo reyes-boitel
March 18, 2023 1-2:30pm CST
A series of visual prompts will launch this writing workshop which will focus on the excessive, the messy, the extravagant, the spilling-over-heat of our hearts.
Milksong/Milkheart led by Jen Yáñez-Alaniz
April 15, 2023 1-2:30pm CST
An exploration of the ways we shape our mouths and our minds to articulate sensuality with softness.
Using the Body’s Wisdom to Get to the Heart of Your Poem led by Carmen Calatayud
May 20, 2023 1-2:30pm CST
Even as the body holds trauma, it offers deep wisdom for our poetry. Let’s explore the body’s communication and write from that place to create artistic and therapeutic work. (Gentle seated movement accessible for most bodies.)