FEATURE ONLINE WORKSHOP — Write Your Pandemic Story: Three Lines at a Time

One Sunday: May 23 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST


A haiku writing workshop with bestselling writing expert and author Natalie Goldberg (Writing Down The Bones) based on her new book: Three Simple Lines: A Writer's Pilgrimage Into the Heart and Homeland of Haiku

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Do you long to express yourself but has the pandemic ruined your attention span? Do you find yourself noticing and appreciating new details in your life but feel overwhelmed when you try to describe it?

Join us for an afternoon of study and experimentation to get your juices flowing—three lines at a time. Join international bestseller Natalie Goldberg—whose Writing Down the Bones has been a cherished tool on the creative path of millions of writers—for a workshop that will re-awaken your mind and your heart as she guides you through her journey with the ancient form of Haiku.

In this class, Goldberg will take the class through the history of the art form and analyze haikus she loves while providing exercises and a roadmap for students to write their own. Students will join breakout sessions to share ideas and process with others. One Sunday: May 23 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST

Each workshop ticket will include a copy of Natalie's book Three Simple Lines: A Writer's Pilgrimage Into the Heart and Homeland of Haiku

The first Half an hour Natalie will be interviewed by Hoshi Joan Halifax. She is a Buddhist priest, author, social activist. She is Abbot and Head Teacher at Upaya Zen Center, Santa Fe, New Mexico

3 hour workshop and copy of Three Simple Lines either shipped to you or available for store pickup after the class: $95 

BIPOC fellowships will be available; please reach out to classes@politics-prose.com for more information.

Natalie Goldberg is the author of fifteen books, including Writing Down the Bones (Shambhala, 1986), which has sold over one million copies, has been translated into fourteen languages, and started a revolution in the way we practice writing in this country. She recently co-edited a collection of talks by revered zen teacher Katherine Thanas, The Truth of This Life (Shambhala, 2018). In her latest memoir Let the Whole Thundering World Come Home (Shambhala, 2018), she shares her experience with cancer grounded in her practice of zen and writing. Her other books include The Great Spring: Writing, Zen, and This Zigzag Life (Shambhala, 2016), the novel Banana Rose (Bantam, 1995), and the beloved Long Quiet Highway: Waking Up in America, a memoir about her zen teacher Katagiri Roshi.

REFUND POLICY: Please note that we can issue class refunds up until seven (7) days before the first class session.