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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...

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...

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 all have personal stories we want to share, but often feel we can’t or shouldn’t.

Guided by TMI Project directors Eva Tenuto and Sari Botton, we explore significant experiences in a new light. By writing about them boldly as compelling...

“I think of the poem as a mirror,” says inaugural poet Richard Blanco. “We stand in front of it to see our truest selves—but in the background is also reflected the rest of the world around us, so omnipresent we often do not see it.”

In...

“Night on the Great River”
Dropping anchor at the misty island,
the lonely feeling increases at sundown.
And in huge space,
the sky bends down the trees,
And in the quiet river, the moon is near.

—Meng Hau-...

Yoga is known to help quiet the mind. When we silence the parts of our brains associated with criticism, our writing, our art, and even our lives can reach new potential and expand with creative brilliance.

In this workshop, combining yoga...

Are you a new or established writer struggling to tap into your creative well? The Relax & Write™ method proves the blank page is nothing to fear.

Most of us are writing using only a small part of the resources we have available. These...

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