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Riding the Dragon Workshop teaches the art of poetry

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What: Riding the Dragon Poetry Workshop

When: Eight Fridays, 10 a.m. – noon, May 10 – June 28. Registration closes May 4.

Where: The Inner Path, 200 Commercial St., downtown Nevada City

How: $360 for the eight-week workshop. Register at brilliantplayground.com/riding-the-dragon or call Maxima at 530-263-9780.

Poet Maxima Kahn is offering a new eight-week poetry writing workshop called Riding the Dragon, according to a release.

Valuable for writers of all kinds and at all levels of experience, the class is designed to inspire the creation of new poems while teaching students to explore new styles and expand their skills from wherever they are starting.

Aspects of the art and craft of poetry will be introduced with inspiring examples and evocative writing exercises. Techniques for both creating and revising poems will be covered in a stimulating, supportive environment.

The class meets for eight weeks on Fridays from 10 a.m. to noon at The Inner Path in downtown Nevada City. Registration closes May 4 and the first class meets May 10.

Maxima Kahn has been teaching and working as a creative life coach with writers and artists since 2004. A former teacher at the University of California Davis, extension, she has been a participant at the Community of Writers at Squaw Valley, the Colrain Poetry Conference and the Vermont Studio Center, and her writing has been featured in numerous literary journals.

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