Nature Writing with Lighthouse

In these informal writing sessions, join Lighthouse Writers Workshop instructor Azar Kohzadi, to discuss themes connected to writing outdoors while gaining inspiration through writing prompts. For part of the session, head outside into the Gardens to write, then return to share your work. See where writing among the flora and fauna takes you.

For more than 20 years, Lighthouse Writers Workshop has provided the Denver area community and beyond with creative support to writers and readers of all levels, ages and backgrounds.

Price: $25 public

Instructor: Azar Kohzadi

Azar Kohzadi is an award-winning writer and teacher from Denver, Colorado who has taught creative writing for over twenty years to students representing a wide range of ages and backgrounds. Azar writes and teaches in many genres, from fiction and memoir to poetry and playwriting; however, in the past decade she has specialized in nature writing and ecopoetics, including the development of nature writing retreats, workshops and summer camps.

Azar has spent most of her time instructing at Denver School of the Arts where she directed the Creative Writing Department for over a decade. She has also taught classes at Lighthouse Writers Workshop, University of Denver, Denver Art Museum & Think 360 Arts. Azar has been published in several literary journals, including Orion magazine, The Missouri Review and The Sun magazine. Additionally, Azar has worked as a writer on several creative and journalistic writing projects, most recently with Culture Dish, where she assisted immigrant women in the publication of their stories.

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