Poetry Workshop with Dorianne Laux & Joseph Millar

Date: Monday, February 15 (President’s Day), from 10 am to 1 pm, Pacific Coast Time. Find your time zone.
Location: Online via Zoom
Faculty: Dorianne Laux and Joseph Millar
Tuition: $215 usd
Workshop: Limited to nine poets.
Registration: this workshop is full


Workshop Session

This one-day, three-hour workshop is designed for those who want to workshop a poem with Dorianne and Joe, as a follow-up to the January 23 workshop.

Happening via Zoom, you’ll get an in-person workshop, as well as notes, separately, from both Dorianne and Joe.

This workshop is limited to nine poets. Please send your poem as an attachment to writing@kahini.org by Wednesday, February 10. Poems should be limited to a single poem, of up to two pages.



Dorianne Laux’s sixth collection, Only As the Day is Long: New and Selected Poems was named a finalist for the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. Her fifth collection,The Book of Men, was awarded The Paterson Prize.

Her fourth book of poems, Facts About the Moon, won The Oregon Book Award and was short-listed for the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize.

Laux is also the author of AwakeWhat We Carry, a finalist for the National Book Critic’s Circle Award; Smoke; as well as a fine small press edition, The Book of Women. She is the co-author of the celebrated text The Poet’s Companion: A Guide to the Pleasures of Writing Poetry.

Joseph Millar‘s first collection, Overtime, was a finalist for the 2001 Oregon Book Award. His second collection, Fortune, appeared in 2007, followed by a third, Blue Rust, in 2012. His latest collection Kingdom was released in early 2017.

He has won fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as a Pushcart Prize and has appeared in such magazines as DoubleTake, TriQuarterly, The Southern Review, APR, and Ploughshares.

Millar teaches in Pacific University’s low-residency MFA Program and in North Carolina State’s MFA Program in Creative Writing.