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Hybrid Southern YWW: Blackout Poetry with Jennifer Rood

January 14, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Southern YWW: A Generative Blackout Poetry Workshop with Jennifer Rood

Come ready to have fun and learn about how to create blackout poetry in this hands-on workshop! Not only will you come away with a finished piece of found poetry, but you will also add a valuable tool to your writing toolbox for getting past writer’s block and for reconnecting with your innate creativity. This workshop is for everyone!

This meeting will be held on Jan. 14th, in person at the Josephine Community Library, Grants Pass branch, located at 200 NE C St in Grants Pass. We will be offering virtual attendance through ZOOM for those unable to attend in person. Meet and greet time from 10-10:15 am, followed by our workshop from 10:15-11:15 am, and ending with Q & A time & book signing time from 11:15-11:30 am. Young writers are encouraged to join our Young Willamette Writers meetings. Sign Up! Any high school or middle-grade writers are welcome to join us. Sign up for our email list at: http://eepurl.com/hRubBf  A registration link will be sent to our email list before our next meeting.

About Jennifer Rood

Jennifer Rood has been writing poems and stories since she could hold a pencil, and is a self-described poetry enthusiast. A published poet and creative non-fiction writer, she has dozens of published poems in various journals and anthologies, has been a featured reader at poetry events across the state, is a past President of the Oregon Poetry Association, and recently won first place for her poem “Breaking” in OPA’s Fall 2022 Contest. She has taught Creative Writing as an adjunct professor at Southern Oregon University and currently teaches high school English and art.

About your chapter meetings

Willamette Writers meetings are open to all writers, 18 and up. Guests are welcome to make a donation to help support the cost of the meeting (we believe in paying our speakers for their time and skills). This meeting is run by volunteers. We look forward to seeing you there!

MASKING: Willamette Writers continues to require mask-wearing at our in-person, indoor meetings. If you are unable to mask, we invite you to join us at one of our online Chapter Meetings. Here is a link to our policies.

Zoom Details

You have to be logged into your own personal Zoom account to attend this meeting (to create a FREE account, go to Zoom.us).

Once you are logged in to your own personal zoom account, register for the meeting in the link provided above.

On the day of the meeting, log into your Zoom account and then click the link zoom sent you in your email when you registered with the link above. If you are logged into your personal zoom account, you can also click the link above and register again if you need to. If you have not done this before, we encourage you to try logging in a half hour before the meeting begins. We had to change our meeting access because of a few inappropriate guests, but we want to continue to keep our meetings open to the public.



January 14, 2023
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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