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Writing Workshop with Nina Oteria

Speculative Imagination* Writing Workshops at Spoonbill Studio

Dreaming Double with Nina Oteria
Location: Spoonbill Studio at 99 Montrose Ave
Time: Wednesday December 6th, 2017, 7pm

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About the Workshop:
This poetry workshop will investigate dreams. Dreams are an experience of sensations and images while you are in REM sleep. They are also what we hope and strive for in life, ambitions and ideals. There are dreams we consciously reach for and dreams that bob below the surface at night. What do you dream of? What do you wish for? In this workshop participants will bridge sleeping and waking dream lives through poetry using poetry as a malleable dream space. We will discuss, write and share. 
About the Facilitator:
Nina Oteria is a poet from Raleigh, North Carolina. She received her BA in Religion from Wake Forest University. Nina writes about sight, perception, nature, and being a black woman. She is currently an MFA candidate at Pratt Institute working on her first book. She lives in Harlem. 

Suggested admission for this event is $10. Pay what you can; No one is turned away for lack of funds.

*Speculative Imagination is a series of four workshops, organized by poet and Spoonbillian Lyric Hunter, to take place at Spoonbill & Sugartown's new location, 99 Montrose Ave. Other workshops in the series include:
"Octavia Taught Me: Fantasy, Sci-Fi, and the Fight for Social Justice" with Adriana Green on December 1st Sign up here.
"Instead of, the Sky Opens Out: Fantasies of Prose" with Geoff Olsen on December 13th. Sign up here.