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Working Together: How Writers Collaborate

1-Day Generative Workshop

Date: Saturday, April 29  *In Person at LML    CLOSED
Time: 11 am - 4 pm (w/one-hour lunch break) 
Instructor: Maw Shein Win
Ages: Adult 
Genre: All 
Price: $195

In this lively one-day workshop, we will explore ways of writing in community. We will practice a variety of techniques, including paired and group collaborations, experiments, games, and improvisations that will enliven and invigorate your writing practice.


This is a multi-genre class, so a multitude of interdisciplinary prompts, music, film/video, visual art, and photography will be presented in a way that will hopefully inspire and generate new work. This class is perfect for writers who wish to expand their poetry and prose using inventive and collaborative methods. 

*COVID Policies for in person classes at LML:


1. Masks are recommended but not required.


2. COVID vaccinations are required. (We are no longer asking for record of vaccination and will now operate on an honor's system.) ​

Maw Shein Win

Maw Shein Win's recent poetry book is Storage Unit for the Spirit House (Omnidawn), which was nominated for the Northern California Book Award in Poetry, longlisted for the PEN America Open Book Award, and shortlisted for the California Independent Booksellers Alliance's Golden Poppy Award for Poetry.


Maw's previous collections include Invisible Gifts

(Manic D Press) as well as chapbooks Ruins of a glittering palace (SPA) and Score and Bone (Nomadic Press).


Her Process Note Series on periodicities : a journal of poetry and poetics features poets on their process. She is the inaugural poet laureate of El Cerrito and often collaborates with visual artists, musicians, and other writers. She teaches poetry in the MFA Program at the University of San Francisco.

Click here to learn more about Maw.

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