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Upcoming Workshops & Events

Join a Write Around Portland creative writing class! All the creative writing classes, events, and workshops listed on this page are open to the public unless otherwise noted. Our programs are designed to be supportive, encouraging, and fulfilling for writers at every level.

Whether you’re new to writing or have an extensive background in it, we welcome you and we’re sure you’ll have a great time!


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Short Shorts – Writing Flash Fiction

Freewrite Creative Writing Class

Thursday, May 23, 6:00-7:30 pm PST

Held virtually on Zoom

$25

Facilitated by Lara Bjork

Join us for a 90-minute creative writing class focusing on writing short, complete pieces, sometimes called “flash fiction” or “micro essays.” We’ll use generative prompts to spark the imagination and a revision exercise to refine what you create. By the end of the session, you’ll have at least one fresh, complete, short-short piece. Learn more here.

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Resonate: A BIPOC Writing Circle

Friday, May 24, 4:00-5:30 pm PST

Held virtually on Zoom

Free

Facilitated by Briseida Pagador

Resonate is a creative writing class specifically for folks identifying as Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC). Join us as we write, share, and give each other strengths-based feedback. (Sharing is always optional!) Learn more here.

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Resonate: A BIPOC Writing Circle

Friday, June 14, 4:00-5:30 pm PST

Held virtually on Zoom

Free

Facilitated by Juliana Posada

Resonate is a creative writing class specifically for folks identifying as Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC). Join us as we write, share, and give each other strengths-based feedback. (Sharing is always optional!) Learn more here.

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Flights of Fancy – In Pursuit of Fantastical Worlds

Freewrite Creative Writing Class

Thursday, June 20, 6:00-7:30 pm PST

Held virtually on Zoom

$25

Facilitated by Katie Steele

Join us for a 90-minute creative writing class focusing on writing fantasy and speculative fiction. See where your imagination takes you as you use generative prompts to explore fantastical worlds and characters. Whether you’re brand new to the genre or you’ve been reading and writing fantasy for years, this workshop will offer inspiration! Learn more here.

Resonate: A BIPOC Writing Circle

Friday, June 28, 4:00-5:30 pm PST

Held virtually on Zoom

Free

Facilitated by Tyler McCray

Resonate is a creative writing class specifically for folks identifying as Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC). Join us as we write, share, and give each other strengths-based feedback. (Sharing is always optional!) Learn more here.

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