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Omega: Women in the 21st century are forging new paths while being held to impossible “women's magazine” standards—“perfection” and “balance” are words you encourage women not to use. The Signature of All Things...

Beets have a long history as an edible aphrodisiac—the Ancient Romans believed beets promoted loving feelings and enhanced sex appeal, and beets are...

When first approaching the idea of writing our memoir, says acclaimed poet, memoirist, and playwright Nick Flynn, we often write what we believe is our unique autobiography—but as we press on, we discover that our story is connected to everyone’s...

Lynda Barry and Dan Chaon have been teaching together for the last three years. Together they have developed a set of writing exercises that are part of their forthcoming book, Workbook 52.

This workshop is about a way of creating...

Omega: In your book What It Is, you have a character that says, “The thing I call ‘my mind’ seems to be kind of like a landlord...

Omega: What is your definition of a personal or professional Renaissance?

Michael: We are all born with the capacity for genius. Every healthy child displays boundless energy, wild imagination, and...

Looking for creative ways to bring new life to your research, writing, or academic papers?

Developed by Lynda Barry and Ebony Flowers at the Image Lab at University of Wisconsin-Madison, DrawBridge is an intensive, generative, arts-based...

We often find meaning in our life when we share our story with others. But how do we tell our story in a way that captures everything it means to us? In earlier times people would turn their narrative into a poem, set it to music, and sing it to...

All profound art emerges out of presence. It requires a willingness to enter a deep dialogue with oneself, the art medium, and the audience. By entering this dialogue, we open ourselves to transformation.

In this experiential workshop, we...

From the earliest known mosaic (the 4,500-year-old Standard of Ur) to the flourishing contemporary art scene, mosaics have had an important place in public and private art.

Learn firsthand the appeal of this enduring medium as you create...

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