ONSITE: Listen like a Starling/Breathe like a Whale: A Nature Writing Workshop

This generative workshop will be collaborative with a focus on listening and the vulnerability of quieting down and tuning in. Like a pod, we will move through each other's words and work, so that together we can find new places to write from and to. Plan to bring a few lines or a whole poem of your own or someone else’s to the first class that captures the natural world in some way. We’ll move together towards poems that put us in community with the natural world and with each other.

Special Notes

  • Please bring something to write with and on.

    Classes are confirmed one week prior to the start date. In order to help us confirm classes, please register as early as possible.

    This is an On-site course. Students must follow current Covid-19 protocols, as outlined on our website. On-site courses do not come with studio access outside of class time. Paid open studio access is available through our Studio Access Program. Please visit for more information.

About the Instructor

Rosa Castellano

Rosa Castellano recently re-located back to Richmond, VA from Vermont. While living in the Green Mountain state, she lead numerous poetry workshops for adults and children and was an active member of the writing community. She spends the bulk of her non-writing time reading (mostly poetry, nonfiction and graphic novels) and adventuring with her husband and four children. She received an MFA in poetry from Virginia Commonwealth University and currently, is the Emerging Artist Resident in Writing for the 2019-2020 year at the Visual Arts Center of Virginia.

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ONSITE: Listen like a Starling/Breathe like a Whale: A Nature Writing Workshop

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September 18 - October 236 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Day: Mon
Tuition: $155.00
Member Tuition: $139.50
Additional fees apply
Instructor: Rosa Castellano
Level: All Levels