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Writing in the Pines

Reboot your creative practice in the great outdoors! Appropriate for published writers & secret journalers alike. Join us Friday 2-4 pm, and/or Saturday 3-5 pm. 

Parents welcome–we're working on on-site childcare. Limited spaces available, pre-registration required. Email neworegonarts (at) to inquire. Sliding scale suggested donation: $10-40 per class. Bring your notebook and pen; no laptop computers, please. 

Optional: We'll have a Poetry Share campfire potluck & reading on Saturday evening. You're welcome to stay on for that.

Care to join us for the whole weekend of camping and creativity near Sisters, Ore.? Come to Solstice in the Pines. See for more info.

About Your Workshop Leader

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T, a.k.a. Tiffany Lee Brown, is a writer and interdisciplinary artist from Oregon. An editor of Plazm magazine and author of the prose-poetry collection A Compendium of Miniatures, T has written for Utne, Tin House, Bookforum, Oregon Humanities, The Oregonian, Portland Monthly, and Willamette Week, among others.

T's short fiction and poetry have appeared in journals such as Gargoyle, Slow Trains, and the Northwest Edge collections, along with anthologies including The Bust Guide to the New Girl Order (Penguin, 1999), How to Mutate & Take Over the World: an Exploded Post-Novel (Random House, 1997), and Literary Cash: Writers Pay Tribute to the Late Johnny Cash (BenBella, 2007). She was one of six Northwest poets selected for publication in The Human Growth Experiment (Water Line Press, 2005), and has blogged for and BoingBoing.

T's art and performance pieces have been shown at Performance Works NW, Reed College Cooley Gallery's CaseWorks, and Portland Center Stage, among others. Themes of nature, spirit, and the American West intertwine with gender, disability, and mental health explorations in her work. An adjunct faculty in the Master of Arts in Humanities program at Prescott College, she is the director of New Oregon Arts & Letters. She's been reading Tarot since 1991, and is the instigator of the Burning Tarot deck and art project at Burning Man.

In Sisters, T writes for The Nugget newspaper and volunteers with Friends of the Labyrinth and Sisters Elementary School.