available workshops

"Writing the Hyphen" Series
A series of workshops that explore the process and value of writing hyphenated identities. Focus is on writing across sides of the hypen to probe multiple identities across various genres. 

"How to Write Flash Fiction"
A series of generative workshops that explore flash as a genre with focus on contemporary journals and flash authors including Clare Polders, Leesa Cross-Smith, Andrew Mitchell, Meg Pokrass, Christopher Merckner, and others. Writers will learn how to write, revise, title, submit and assemble flash collections or series. It will be crazy. Like flash.

"Writing from Self-Help: A Prose Workshop on Ghosting"
A generative workshop on using modern self-help as a form to explore complex themes and events in prose writing.

"Writing to Raise the Dead: A Workshop on Grief"
Two different generative sessions--one for poetry and one for prose--that explore ways in which writers can navigate grief on paper. Focus on contemporary poetics and creave non-fiction.

"That Workshop You Want Me to Do"
Tell me about it.

past workshops

"Writing Your Dragon" 
A survey of  hybrid forms for advanced University of Alabama creative writing students under Heidi Lynn Staples using Stories to Read Aloud to Your Fetus as text. Explored history of abortion laws and epistemological space of the female womb.

"Poetry Workshop: Writing Maledictions" 
A generative workshop for Words of a Wordsmith at Birmingham Public Library,  Central Location (May 2018)

"Social Media for Writers"
An hour-long presentation using powerpoint and visuals to show how writers can use social media to learn more about publishing, mentoring, and craft. Presented to Alabama Writer's Conclave Conference in Hoover, Alabama, June 2017.