|Orion Environmental Writers’ Workshop|
Connect, spark creativity, illuminate, renew, and deepen your relationship with place.
Workshops in creative nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and photography.
|Dates: June 19-24, 2022|
Location: The Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, NY
Application deadline: May 15, 2022
Join a community of writers and artists, improve your craft, and reimagine how you think about nature. The Orion Environmental Writers’ Workshop is a creative laboratory for anyone seeking to reflect their environments through their work. The course features breakout sessions dedicated to intensive craft practice, faculty readings and lectures, student readings, and panels on publishing.
This year’s award-winning faculty includes Elizabeth Bradfield and Geffrey Davis (poetry), Shelley Lawrence Kirkwood (photography), Michael Kleber-Diggs and Katrina Vandenberg (nonfiction), and Scott Russell Sanders (fiction, and perhaps nonfiction).
More details and instructor bios here. Cosponsored by the Omega Center for Sustainable Living.
|HOW TO APPLYPlease submit a cover letter and sample of your work through Submittable. For fiction and creative nonfiction, please send a 1,000 – 1,500 word writing sample; for poetry, send up to six pages of poetry; and for photography, send a link to a portfolio or Google drive, or upload up to six images.Acceptances will be made on a rolling basis, but spaces are limited and filling up quickly.|
|Photography: Shelley Lawrence Kirkwood, 2022 instructor of the Creative Photography Workshop|