Workshop Calendar

If you’d like to join one or several of the writing sessions below, or would simply like to be added to our mailing list, please drop us a line at sunjuneliterary@gmail.com.

Jessica & Nickole will be offering a series of drop-in generative writing workshops on Zoom for writers of all ages and levels of experience. Though we recommend you buy the book of prompts that will be the basis for these workshops, the sessions are absolutely free. It’s our intention that these gatherings be a safe, welcoming space open and inspiring for writers of all genres.

Each workshop will be stand-alone, meaning there are no prerequisite sessions required nor any preparations necessary to join. We might build on ideas presented in earlier sessions, but each class will be unique from the rest. Feel free to sign up for as many (or as few) classes as you wish. 

In general, we’ll be following the prompts in Write It!, but each session will go deeper than the book allows, talking about the concepts behind the prompts and sharing creative work by others. During each class, there will also be times in which we’ll invite participants to share what they’ve written by speaking out and/or sharing their words in the chat, but this is certainly not required. Depending on class size, we can’t guarantee that everyone who wants to share will have the chance to do so.  

Know that we take absolutely no ownership over the work you’ll create in class. What you write is—as always—absolutely yours to share or publish or do with as you please. Should you post work created in our sessions online, we’d love it if you use the hashtag #writeitjournal so that we can stop to appreciate the work created from our time together. 

We’ll be meeting every other Tuesday and hope this will be a time to do the hard, good work of writing without undue pressure or predetermined goals. We aim to inspire and foster a community that will nurture one another as each of us sets out to continue drafting on our own. 

If you’d like to join one or several of the writing sessions below, or would simply like to be added to our mailing list, please drop us a line at sunjuneliterary@gmail.com.

January 26, 2021: The Name Game
7:00-8:30 pm EST, Generative Writing Workshop, led by Nickole Brown & Jessica Jacobs

February 9, 2021: All Up In Your Feelings: writing poems of love, loss, & longing
7:00-8:30 pm EST, Generative Writing Workshop, led by Nickole Brown & Jessica Jacobs

February 23, 2021:
7:00-8:30 pm EST, Generative Writing Workshop, led by Nickole Brown & Jessica Jacobs

*2021 dates will continue to be announced*

Past Events
January 12, 2021: Metaphors Be with You

December 29, 2020: Reflection & Resolution

December 15, 2020: The Nose Knows (a focus on smell and embodied writing)
(featured guest: Kate McMullen, Assistant Director of Hub City Press)

December 1, 2020: Putting the Body into Embodiment
(featured guest: Kelli Russell Agodon, co-publisher of Two Sylvias Press)

November 17, 2020: A Face to Meet the Faces
(featured guest: Luke Hankins, publisher of Orison Books)

November 3, 2020: Art as Resistance & Resilience

October 28, 2020: A night of writing and conversations about Write It! 100 Poetry Prompts to Inspire, with co-authors Nickole Brown & Jessica Jacobs (with Charlotte Lit), ONLINE

October 26, 2020: Book launch for Write It! 100 Poetry Prompts to Inspire, with co-authors Nickole Brown & Jessica Jacobs, and special guests Laure-Anne Bosselaar, David George Haskell, and Matthew Olzmann (with Malaprop’s Bookstore), ONLINE

Did you create something from a Write It! prompt you want to share online?
Tag your post #WriteItJournal to share with our community of writers.