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Tarot and the Writer

Saturday, November 10, 2018 9:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Classroom C Northwest Film Center (934 SW Salmon St, Portland, OR 97205) $75.00 (tuition includes admission to the festival) taught by Michelle

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Saturday, November 10, 2018
9:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
Classroom C
Northwest Film Center (934 SW Salmon St, Portland, OR 97205)
$75.00 (tuition includes admission to the festival)
taught by Michelle Ruiz Keil class size limited to 15

Explore the uses of tarot and other forms of divination as an intrinsic part of the writing process. The benefits of this practice are multiple. Tarot helps writers break through creative blocks, inject life and and surprising stakes into their work, and access their creative ability. The workshops includes a basic introduction to the cards, writing exercises and a discussion of the various ways writers use tarot in their work.

Michelle Ruiz Keil is a Latinx novelist and playwright with an eye for the enchanted and a way with animals. She teaches writing with a focus on fairytale, divination, and archetype and curates All Kinds of Fur: A Fairytale Reading Series and Salon. Her debut novel All of Us with Wings is forthcoming from Soho Teen in 2019.