Desert Haiku Writing in Joshua Tree National Park

Desert Haiku Writing in Joshua Tree National Park
Brand: Desert Institute
Product Code: Field Class 714
Availability: 7
Price: $60.00

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Date/Time: Saturday,September 28, 9 am – 4 pm
Meet at: Joshua Tree Visitor Center, 6554 Park Blvd., Joshua Tree, CA 92252
Fee: $50 JTNPA/PINE members $60 non members
Instructor: Ruth Nolan, Professor of Creative Writing at College of the Desert and Deborah P. Kolodji, Moderator of the Southern California Haiku Study Group
Hike Level: Easy

 Be inspired by the power and beauty of the desert setting to learn ho w to write haiku - one of the most basic types of poetry - as well as other nature-based forms of poetry in this writing-intensive field  seminar.  Award winning writers Ruth  Nolan and Deborah P. Kolodi, who have been co-leading desert haiku seminars throughout the Mojave Desert since 2010, will guide participants in the act of creative discovery surrounded by one of the world’s most unique landscapes in this one-day field class.  During the  class, participants will take brief walks and be introduced to the ecologic and cultural/historical richness of the desert, and will also learn the basics of how to write haiku and other short forms of poetry.  Participants will be encouraged to revise and submit poetry at one of the several haiku and desert literary publications.  This workshop is open to writers of all levels, from beginning to advanced, and is suitable for ages 14+.

If you are a member of JTNPA/PINE you will get a $10 discount off every Desert Institute class. Please enter the registrants name exactly as it appears in our membership database. If you are not a member you can become one here. Simply add membership to the cart and choose the discounted class in the options above.

Each participant is required to bring a signed Desert-Institute-Participant-Agreement.pdf to the class. Download it here.



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