April 20, 2017
Write a poem to deal with an unexpected, gently unwanted change in your life.
April 13, 2017
On Tuesday, a polar bear at the Pittsburgh zoo lunged at a penguin backpack visible on the other side of the aquarium glass. Consider a time you attacked a person or an idea, only to realize it wasn’t what you thought it was.
April 6, 2017
Write about two parts of yourself that are at war.
April 1, 2017
“Full Armed Man Rescues Puppy from House Fire.” What’s the backstory?
March 2, 2017
Write a collaborative piece with someone where each of you learns something about the other.
February 23, 2017
Write a eulogy for an art form that is very much alive.
February 16, 2017
Write about an awkward time when you ran into a celebrity. AND/OR: Write about an awkward time when you thought you ran into somebody you thought was a celebrity.
February 10, 2017
Compare a major life event to a specific historic event. (No Trojan Horse metaphors, please.)
February 2, 2017
Think of an activity you enjoy. Write about the first, most recent, and (imagined) last time you experience this activity.
January 26, 2017
You discover the Cantab stairs are cursed, hexed, and/or haunted. Tell the story of why.
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