Not only is Leigh a sympathetic reader, an excellent and super fast editor, but she also has great ideas about where your work could find a good home and shine there. She is happy to give you the benefit of her vast contemporary reading and enormous network of fellow writers. I learned more from her in 9 months than from all my previous teachers.
— Julie Hart
Leigh Stein is just such an overwhelmingly generous, thoughtful thinker and writer and teacher!
— Beth Boyle Machlan

writing WORKSHOPS

poetry rehab (online)

Thursdays, July 19—August 16, 8-9:30pm
$275
Registration now open

If the last time you wrote a poem was during the Obama administration, this online workshop is for you. Whether you’re overwhelmed by the news, too stressed for verse, filled with ideas but daunted by procrastination, or unable to muster the motivation to finish your beginnings, this workshop will offer the support and structure you need to reconnect with your writing practice. We’ll meet once a week for an online video conference call (you’ll need a computer or a smartphone with a camera) to discuss weekly reading assignments, workshop poems and troubleshoot writing blocks. Note that weekly written work will be assigned and critiqued asynchronously on Wet Ink, but the video conference call will take place at a set time every week: Thursdays, 8–9:30 PM EST. This workshop is for poets with at least one year of experience reading and writing poetry.

Pawleys Island Writers' Conference

 I'll be on the faculty at the next Pawleys Island Writers' Conference in South Carolina.  Details and registration info here!

I'll be on the faculty at the next Pawleys Island Writers' Conference in South Carolina. Details and registration info here!

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