(W)rites of Passage is a Seasonally-Inspired Creative Writing Workshop Series that meets four times a year in East Boulder at the instructor’s home. (W)rites of Passage also offers other workshops including online intensives and genre or theme-specific classes as well as one-on-one guidance. Workshop leader and (w)riting midwife, Sarah Elizabeth Schantz, has an MFA in Writing & Poetics, and is the author of the novel, Fig (Simon & Schuster 2015). In addition to fiction, she writes the occasional lyrical essay or poem.
collective.aporia operates as a nonprofit organization, and is living organism that grows through the experience of discovering and questioning edges: edges of self, creative praxis, and how we navigate as artists in the world. It is an internationally inclusive community, created to celebrate, nurture, sustain, and (de)construct all ideas, theories, and/or manifestations of art, society, creation, inspiration, education, and social justice work in order to imagine and implement necessary and positive action towards a radically peaceful planet.
Julia Brennan is a writer and performer from central New York. She holds an MFA in fiction from Brown University, where she won the 2018 Frances Mason Harris ’26 manuscript award. Her work has been published in Hotel Amerika, Big Big Wednesday, Gulf Coast, and Denver Quarterly among other publications. Her debut novel, Hunting Season, won the 2019 Tarpaulin Sky Book Award. Julia lives and teaches in Albuquerque, NM.
The Night Heron Barks
A Sanctuary for Poet & Poem
The Night Heron Barks is an online poetry journal built on the belief that every poet has their sound. We run large seasonal issues. Each one is built like a book. The work we publish is diverse; the only criteria excellence. The experience is immersive. We build our stage with art and sound.
Author/Artist/Founder of D.Y.A.M/Performer
Dustin lives and works in northern Colorado. He is currently writing and drawing a comic book called the Marvelous Munchausen about the trials and tribulations of Baron Munchausen. Find him on https://www.gorchverse.com/
Original Designs & Creations:
Intuitive development coach and writer.
Mary Harpin is a creative writer and an intuitive development coach. She offers writing classes, intuitive readings and 1:1 intuitive development coaching to clients. Mary is the author of Shadowrise (poetry) and a contributor to Book & Baby: The Complete Guide to Managing Chaos & Becoming a Wildly Successful Writer Parent, by Milda DeVoe.
Really Serious Literature
Really Serious Literature celebrates poetry and gimmick. We publish printed books, digital ephemera and unconventional literary objects in the form of tattoos, t-shirts, accessories, and more.
Really Serious Literature celebrates poetry and gimmick. We publish printed books, digital ephemera and unconventional literary objects in the form of tattoos, t-shirts, accessories and, MAYBE SOMEDAY, edibles.
Est. in Everett & Seattle, WA in 2018 w/ “Disappearing Chapbooks” on Instagram.
We publish books you can read.
We believe in community.
We like to embarrass ourselves.
We post a lot of memes.
We’re hyped on the experimental, the absurd, dark comedy, the raw, the stormy, including most cousins to innovation.