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August 2017

Practicing Poetry: A Generative Workshop for Everyone

August 9, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Newark Arts Alliance, 276 E Main St #102
Newark, DE 19711 United States
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$90 – $100

Practicing Poetry Dates: Wednesdays, August 9, 16, 23, 30 Time: 6:30-9:00pm Ages: 18+ Price: $90 M / $100 NM Instructor: JoAnn Balingit This workshop will encourage students to experiment with forms, lists, journal entries, evocative lines, and model poems to generate a poem a week. We’ll get into a writing rhythm and talk about what makes a poem amazing. Students will bring copies of their poems to share each week. ____ TO REGISTER: Call us at 302-266-7266 or visit during…

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January 2018

Practicing Poetry: Weekly Poetry Workshop

January 10, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - February 7, 2018 @ 9:00 pm
Newark Arts Alliance, 276 E Main St #102
Newark, DE 19711 United States
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$90 – $100

Practicing Poetry Dates: Wednesdays, January 10, 17, 24, 31 and February 7 Time: 6:30-9:00pm Ages: 18+ Price: $90 M / $100 NM Instructor: JoAnn Balingit This workshop will encourage students to experiment with forms, lists, journal entries, evocative lines, and model poems to generate a poem a week. We’ll get into a writing rhythm and talk about what makes a poem work. Students will bring copies of their poems to share each week. ____ TO REGISTER: Call us at 302-266-7266…

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March 2018

AWP Conference, Tampa

March 7, 2018 - March 11, 2018

Thursday, March 8 - Saturday, March 10: YesYes Books, Book Fair Saturday, March 10 S117. Literary Public Citizen: The Poet in the Community, Panel, 9:00 am In a round-table discussion based on audience questions and comments, we'll talk about how poets and writers can build community and meet local needs. More information ASIDE: As a child I attended a Cat Fanciers Association show, my first conference in Tampa. My job was to help my mother clean and brush her tortoiseshell and chinchilla-silver…

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April 2018

Reading: official launch of More Challenges for the Delusional

April 22, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Rectangle, 540A Freeman St.
Orange, NJ 07050 United States
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I am participating in anthology reading at gallery space, The Rectangle, in Orange, NJ. My poem, "In the Stirrups," came out of a postcard prompt Peter Murphy gave on Sunday morning during the Getaway in 2014. More Challenges for the Delusional! Peter Murphy's Prompts and the Writing They Inspired I am so honored to have that weekend's poem delusion here alongside poems and a few stories by esteemed Annual Poetry and Prose Getaway participants and instructors!  Prose writers and poets…

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September 2019

Residency and workshop at Write On Door County writing retreat

September 17, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Write On Door County, Online
Fish Creek, WI 54212
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$45.00

JoAnn will teach a workshop in revision while in residence at Write On Door County writers center and writing retreat.

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January 2020

Writing Residency, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts

January 19, 2020 - January 28, 2020

Mount San Angelo is the best in the winter. I am going to hole up and organize newly-written parts of my memoir.   A great tree Fellow Mid-Atlantic writers, composers and artists, especially fellow Delaware creatives, consider applying to VCCA for a MAAF Creative Fellowship. Deadlines are January 15, May 15 or September 15 for residencies and and fellowships. I completed my two chapbooks while in residency at The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. I finished poems in Words…

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March 2020

Baltimore CityLit Festival, Panel on Residencies

March 21, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Enoch Pratt Free Library, 400 Cathedral Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201 United States Minor Outlying Islands
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Free
17th annual CityLit Festival

The 17th Annual CityLit Festival takes place on Saturday, March 21, 2020. Baltimore’s award-winning, day-long festival is a literary celebration for readers & writers. It is a free event. This year the festival returns to its original location, the central Enoch Pratt Free Library, a longtime partner.   Cynthia Bond reads at CityLit Festival  credit: CityLitProject.org   The event is designed to inspire and motivate the writer in everyone. The festival features premier authors you may or may not know,…

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June 2020

Tell Your Story: Online writing class. June 15. July 13. August 10.

June 15, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - August 10, 2020 @ 8:30 pm
Woodlawn Library, Virtual classes
Wilmington, DE 19801 United States
Free

  June 15, July 13, August 10th. 7:00pm - 8:30 pm. Hosted by The Woodlawn Library, New Castle County (DE) Libraries. Online writing class. All levels. Register here.        Contact me for Zoom Link  

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October 2021

Harvest: Poetry Writing Class (4 virtual meetings)

October 6, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - October 27, 2021 @ 6:30 pm
Woodlawn Library, Virtual classes
Wilmington, DE 19801 United States

Class meets Wednesdays: October 6, October 13, October 20, October 27 from 5:00 to 6:30pm EDT. →REGISTER ←   In this four-week poetry class, we'll ask ourselves, "What is a successful harvest?" How have we gathered nourishment for our lives--food and water, material comfort, spiritual wealth, love--and how do we disperse that nourishment?   No, no, there is no going back. Less and less you are that possibility you were. More and more you have become those lives and deaths that…

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