Monthly Poetry Workshop:

     Challenge. Share. Critique

About these teaching artists:

 

Eileen Kimbrough:

 

Eileen Kimbrough is a graduate of The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has exhibited her art at the Elmhurst Art Museum, College of DuPage, where, at three different exhibits, she won awards, Anam Art Gallery, Art Institute Alumni’s Curated Sculpture Exhibit, Anawim Gallery, Koenline Gallery, among others. Eileen was a finalist in The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Two Year Traveling Exhibition, Illinois Women Artists: The New Millennium. Her handmade poetry books sold at art galleries and gift shops. Besides continuing with visual arts, she has published several books of poetry and has had poems and short stories published in anthologies as well as on-line publications. Her poem, “My Dad Dreamed Machines,” received the Richard Eastman Founder’s Prize for Poetry in 2015. Her new book, Humanness: Micropoetry, contains her drawings and was published in 2016. Eileen continues to experiment with poetry, while participating in local readings and writing groups and working on a novel and a memoir.

Christina Lundberg:

 

Coming from a long lineage of word dabblers and jazzed up story tellers, writing is deep within Christina Lundberg’s roots. She has a B.A. from the University of Minnesota and an M.F.A. from Naropa University. She has taught composition, technical writing, and creative writing in community writing centers, community colleges, and universities. As a writing teacher for the past eleven years, Christina recognizes that writing practice, like anything can go dormant and loose it’s splendor. Intentionally changing things up, experimenting, and taking a new road is a way to unblock stagnancy, and allow for opening and momentum to occur. Her writing courses do just that; they aim to provide new angles and avenues to enter the page. Her hope is that your writing will continue to be rejuvenated, renewed, and refreshed.

To register for Monthly Poetry Workshop 

please email or call us. Space is limited. 

A poetry workshop designed for serious writers who believe in the benefits of getting their work out in the world to receive feedback. Come share your poems with others who are dedicated to advancing. Harness a giving reader mindset and provide helpful responses for others. This monthly course is highly interactive. In establishing a supportive environment, be ready and eager to brave participation in active dialogue, discussion, and critique. This well-organized workshop will be co-facilitated and take place on the second Monday of each month for three months. 

Second Monday each month beginning April 9th : 7p-9

then again May 14th, and June 11th.

3 sessions :: $96

This course is taught jointly by Christina Lundberg and Eileen Kimbrough. 

Image by Abigail Scheaffer

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RoL is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization

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