And we will study how essayists from Montaigne to James Baldwin to Lauren Elkin to Edmund White to David Shields to Yoko Tawada redefine the environment they inhabit and create a space for electric art. She received her doctorate in Comparative Literature from Harvard and her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Washington, and she is a recipient of a Vermont Studio Center Artist’s Grant, the Tom and Laurel Nebel Fellowship, and South Asia Initiative and Tata Grants. She is the Director of the MFA in Writing & Publishing program at the Vermont College of Fine Arts, an Associate Scholar at Harvard, and the judge for the 2017 Minerva Rising “Dare to Speak” Poetry Chapbook Contest.
Featured Faculty: Kazim Ali was born in the United Kingdom to Muslim parents of Indian, Iranian and Egyptian descent. She is currently working on a novel, a documentary film about race and intimacy, a book on South Asian literary modernisms, and a collection of lyric essays on race, sex, politics, and everything cool. She also performs her poetry with music and her collaboration with Project 5 a.m., “Space Mothlight,” hit #16 on the Creative Commons Hot 100 list in 2015 and can be found in the curated WFMU Free Music Archive.
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You let them build critical communication skills and engage with communities throughout our city.Our IRS nonprofit identification number is 30-0248920826CHI seeks a group of enthusiastic, dedicated interns for semester or yearlong terms who will collaborate with our staff, volunteers, and fellow interns.Interns participate in all aspects of 826CHI and have the opportunity to conduct individual projects based on personal skills and interests.826CHI seeks a group of enthusiastic, dedicated interns for semester or yearlong terms who will collaborate with our staff, volunteers, and fellow interns.The Cambridge Writers’ Workshop Summer in Paris Writing Retreat will take place from July 17-22, 2019.Situated in heart of Paris’ Montparnasse neighborhood, amongst the fresh and popular open air markets and charming boutiques, the hotel stay is full of Parisian charm and our classes will take place in a beautiful Moroccan themed room that opens to a courtyard that can also be used by our writers.After reading literary examples and holding a discussion about applying the practice of ekphrasis to our own writing, our classroom will be one of the most beautiful museums in Paris: The Musée D’Orsay. In this class, we will explore how evocative essays are attempted and constructed. “Must-Read Poetic Voices of Split This Rock 2018”, was nominated for the 2018 Kate Tufts Discovery Award, and was selected by Finishing Line Press as their 2018 nominee for the National Book Award in Poetry.Flâneurs, Essays, and Provocateurs (with Rita Banerjee) An essay is an attempt. We will explore how being a flâneur and an essayist are intimately combined. Banerjee is also the author of the novella “A Night with Kali” in (Finishing Line Press, 2010).She is Executive Artistic Director of Cambridge Writers’ Workshop, where she leads writing retreats, and Co-Director of Chagall Performance Art Collaborative. M in Arts in Education from Harvard University and an M. Hours: 5-10 hours per week (Cambridge, MA or remote commuting) Duration: 1 year (renewable) Deadline & Guidelines: Applications are due August 1, 2019. * This is an unpaid internship but course credit or Federal Work Study hours and course credit may apply.Internship tracks include: Education Internship After School Tutoring & Writing Field Trips Storyteller Field Trips Sketch Artist In-Schools & Workshops General Admin Internships Social Entrepreneurship Non-Profit Development Non-Profit Management Non-Profit Management - Executive Volunteer Management & Recruitment Email David at [email protected] any questions.Our Associate Board is a group of volunteers committed to spreading awareness of 826CHI’s mission, organizing multiple fundraisers throughout the year (including an annual cocktail gala), and financially supporting the organization.