Poet and nonfiction writer Lee Chilcote will be your guide as you explore poetry and personal essays with a focus on nature and the environment. Analyze selections from nature writers who make a connection between their lives and the environment, complete a writing exercise, and get helpful feedback and tips on your writing. The group will also take a short hike. Open to writers of all levels and abilities.
This program is brought to you in partnership with The Nature Center at Shaker Lakes.
NOTE: Registration is run by The Nature Center at Shaker Lakes and there is no membership discount for this class.
Lee Chilcote is a journalist, poet and author whose writing has been published by Vanity Fair, Next City, Belt and many literary journals as well as in The Cleveland Neighborhood Guidebook, The Cleveland Anthology and A Race Anthology. He is the author of the poetry chapbooks The Shape of Home and How to Live in Ruins and has taught creative writing to youth and adults. He is a founder and past executive director of Literary Cleveland.