NEW! Mining Your Obsessions – Poetry with Natalie Tomlin: Zoom Workshops, Wednesdays, October 8, 15, 22, 29, November 5 & 12, 7pm-9pm. Discover the gold in your subconscious. Join a friendly and supportive group to explore what most preoccupies our minds and imaginations. Each session will include a fun generative exercise and time to share your work.
Natalie Tomlin‘s poetry and nonfiction about the Midwest and the natural world has appeared in many magazines, including Belt, Dunes Review, The Hopper, J Journal, Prose Poetry, Split Rock Review. Her chapbook of prose poems The Sound a Car Door Makes was published in 2023 by Michigan Cooperative Press and her work has been nominated for Best of Net, the Pushcart Prize, and was selected as notable in The Best American Essays. She has a passion for writing criticism and interviewing writers, and such work can be found at Diode, Grist: A Journal of the Literary Arts, New Pages, and Literary Mama. A former waitress, high school teacher, and college adjunct, she has taught writing at DePaul University and Eastern Michigan University. She is obsessed with sand after growing up on Lake Huron and now lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan with her family. (*Closed captioning option available.)

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