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Words for Fun: Memory, Periphery, and Then Some (Virtual)

  • December 10, 2021
  • 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Virtual

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Words for Fun: Victoria Redel's Memory, Periphery, and Then Some exercise from Wingbeatspresented by Dos Gatos Press (New Mexico) co-founder and editor David Meischen.

Reinvigorating Narrative Workshop

This hour and a half, online creative writing/poetry exercise includes a series of steps that will take participants into the moment of a memory, bringing detail, energy, momentum to the resulting poem.


About the presenter:

A Pushcart honoree, with a personal essay in Pushcart Prize XLII, David Meischen is the author of Anyone’s Son, winner of the John A. Robertson Award for Best First Book of Poetry from the Texas Institute of Letters (TIL). David has twice received the Kay Cattarulla Award for Best Short Story from TIL, most recently for “Crossing at the Light,” lead story in The Distance Between Here and Elsewhere: Three Stories (Storylandia, Summer 2020). His work has appeared in The Common, Copper Nickel, The Evansville Review, Salamander, Southern Poetry Review, The Southern Review, Valparaiso Fiction Review, and elsewhere. A former juror for the Kimmel Harding Nelson center for the arts, David completed a 2018 writing residency at Jentel Arts. Co-founder and Managing Editor of Dos Gatos Press, he lives in Albuquerque, NM with his husband—also his co-publisher and co-editor—Scott Wiggerman.



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