“Poetry & Prose on the Prairie” is a writing workshop for writers at all levels led by Charity Singleton Craig from 9-3 on Saturday, September 7, 2019, in the Coneflower Shelter of Prophetstown State Park. The workshop will include sessions on observing nature; naming and cataloguing flora, fauna, weather, and geologic features through research; drawing from personal memories; and integrating their own lives and experiences with the natural world to create inviting poetry and prose.
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Charity Singleton Craig is an author, journalist, and essayist. She is the author of The Art of the Essay: From Ordinary Life to Extraordinary Words (T.S. Poetry Press, 2019), a contributor to The Wonder Years: 40 Women over 40 on Aging, Faith, Beauty, and Strength, the author of My Year in Words: what I learned from choosing one word a week for one year, and coauthor of On Being a Writer: 12 Simple Habits for a Writing Life That Lasts. She writes regularly for various publications, including Edible Indy and In Touch Magazine. Her work also has been featured at Christianity Today Women, Tweetspeak Poetry, The Write Life, and Grubstreet Daily. She lives with her husband and three stepsons in central Indiana. You can find her online at charitysingletoncraig.com.
About Indiana Arts Commission
This is a program of the Indiana Arts Commission (IAC). The IAC is an agency of State Government funded by the Indiana General Assembly and the National Endowments for the Arts, a federal agency. On behalf of the people of Indiana, the IAC advocates engagement with the arts to enrich the quality of individual and community life. The IAC is governed by a 15 member board of gubernatorial appointees and serves all citizens and regions of the state.
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About Indiana Department of Natural Resources
The mission of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources is to protect, enhance, preserve, and wisely use natural, cultural, and recreational resources for the benefit of Indiana’s citizens through professional leadership, management, and education