Mindfulness and the Creative Writer

WRITING X 463.8E

Invigorate your writing practice by employing mindfulness techniques to unleash language and ideas for writing of all kinds.

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In-Person
Starting at $269.00
As few as 2 days
1.5

What you can learn.

  • Explore mindfulness techniques to unlock creativity
  • Experiment by writing across genres to discover new possibilities
  • Read work by writers whose mindfulness practices inform their writing
  • Develop a plan to incorporate mindfulness into your writing practice

About this course:

This course integrates the learning of introductory mindfulness practices with the opportunity to produce innovative creative work by working with the language that emerges through these practices. Students are encouraged to explore writing across genres—fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. In addition to mindfulness and writing practice, we read and discuss work by contemporary writers whose work is directly or indirectly influenced by their mindfulness practice, such as Ruth Ozeki, Wendell Berry, Harryette Mullen, bel hooks, Arthur Sze and others. Mindfulness and the Creative Writer is suitable for both brand new and experienced mindfulness practitioners and creative writers.

Spring 2023 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Sunday, Saturday 9:00AM - 5:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens February 06, 2023 12:00:00 AM)
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Instructor: Lesley Hyatt
391075
Fee:
$269.00
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Location: UCLA
Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after May 13, 2023
Course Requirements

Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Sat May 20, 2023
9:00AM PT - 5:00PM PT
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1329
Discussion
Sun May 21, 2023
9:00AM PT - 5:00PM PT
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1329

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