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Great Opportunity – How Writers Write – a free online course

The University of Iowa’s first creative writing MOOC (Massive Open Online Course): How Writers Write Poetry, is now open for enrollment.

The free six-week course (June 28-August 9, 2014) will include discussions and workshops, as well as craft talks by more than 20 contributing poets, including former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Hass, Kwame Dawes, Kate Greenstreet, Kiki Petrosino, and Shane McCrae. The course is part of a new University of Iowa MOOC series: How Writers Write: Talks on Craft and Commitment; a fiction writing course will launch in September 2014.

Full details here.

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Changes!

We have a launched a virtual spot for members to continue to connect, learn, share, give feedback and support.  Meetings will be held via Zoom or within the forum network now at sookewriters.ca

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