Learn a little about Great Gatsby fashion, then get creative and put your learning into a poem. Read a Gatsby poem by Tania Runyan first, to get started!
What do you do when reading (or living) a difficult story? Callie Feyen suggests you consider poetry and Shakespeare’s Fool from ‘Twelfth Night.’
Our fiction series continues as Carter moves deeper into the gray, with campfire pies. Join author Callie Feyen for chapter 4.
This year might mean not being at home for the holidays. Join us and look for poetry in your (perhaps) altered plans with this prompt.
There is beauty — even in a pandemic. These days after Thanksgiving, follow a poetry prompt about the natural beauty you are grateful for.
What is a memory? A 96-year-old woman and a small boy are searching for the answer. Author Callie Feyen searches for poetry in what they find.
What would you do if your teacher gave you this assignment: Do something you love and then tell about it? Join author Callie Feyen as she and her daughters try to complete the task.
In this week’s Poetry Club Tea Date, enjoy a new poetry prompt started with a line from The Clock in the Square by Adrienne Rich.
The word dor invites us to embrace loneliness rather than overcome it. This week Callie Feyen has a poetry prompt about accepting our aches.
Join Callie Feyen as she offers a poetry prompt about the power of metaphor. Especially when the ocean is involved.
If you want to like your essays, more and more, it helps to begin by liking others’ work—and seeing what *makes* it work. Get inspiration for how. Plus prompts! From author Charity Singleton Craig.
What memories do you have of swimming as a child? Join Callie Feyen as thinks about her own summertime memories and of swimming to the horizon.
Join us for this week’s Every Day Poems poetry club tea date! See the favorite lines shared by a reader. Catch the poem that came from it. Pen your own.
Join author Callie Feyen as she explores a poetry prompt about swimming in sand, drawn from memories of several trips to Sleeping Bear Dunes.
What do you need to push away from in order to take flight? Join Callie Feyen as she considers resistance as a mighty force that’s not just for the birds.
The 17-year cicada will emerge this summer. What else is emerging in the world? Join author Callie Feyen as she considers how to write poems of emergence.
Do you have a writing dream? Maybe it’s time to funnel it in a new direction. That’s what happened for Sonia Barkat, with Winter Stars.
In a time when touch is largely prohibited, author Callie Feyen invites us to turn to poetry to express how we feel about friendship—using more than words.
We have all been thrust into a new season, and it hasn’t been easy (to say the least). Callie Feyen introduces us to baiku, a haiku about saying goodbye. So that we can say hello to the new.
The writing life must be just that—a life—if it is to sustain. But how do you develop that life on a practical level? Or, how do you jumpstart it if it seems to have slipped away? Come together with an encouraging community and stir new writing habits and inspiration, in a workshop that will show you the ways.