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Word and Image: A Generative Writing Salon with Jodi Paloni

March 12 @ 9:30 am 12:30 pm EST

Jodi Paloni
Jodi Paloni

Saturday, March 12, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm, online via Zoom

Join local author and career educator, Jodi Paloni, via Zoom, for a generative writing salon inspired by visual images selected from current exhibitions and the museum collections paired with snippets of poetry and prose to spark curiosity and imagination. Participants will engage first in a “sudden prompt” to get the creative juices flowing, and then break to write “alone among others” for about 30 minutes. Finally, writers will share their work fresh from the page and receive purely positive feedback. 

Jodi Paloni is the author of the collection, They Could Live With Themselves (Press 53) runner up for the Press 53 Award for Short Fiction, an IPPY Silver Medalist, and a finalist for the Maine Book Awards. Her short works have been published in Art New England, Décor Maine, Maine Farmland Trust, and in a number of literary journals. She was a Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance Monson Arts Writing Fellow, a Joseph A. Fiore Center Literary Arts Resident, and a Peter Taylor Fellow at Kenyon Review Summer Writers’ Workshop. Jodi has an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts, an M.S. in Environmental Studies, and is a certified Gateless Writing Teacher. She is the founder of Maine Coast Writers Workshops and Retreats. She lives in Pemaquid, Maine.

Cost: $60; $55 members