writing

Celebrate creativity in 2019 / Fêter la créativité en 2019

At La Porte Peinte we provide sanctuary, community, and resources to artists, writers, musicians, and dancers from around the world. Thanks to the generosity of our LPP USA donors, in 2019 we were pleased to be able to fully subsidize five month-long residencies for visual artists and writers, two of them invitational, and to extend partial [...]

Celebrate creativity in 2019 / Fêter la créativité en 20192019-12-24T00:20:12+01:00

Gerry van der Linden : Lecture de poèsie / Poetry reading 19-07-2019

Un an après la publication en 1978 de son premier recueil de poèmes, De Aantekening (L'Annotation), Gerry van der Linden a quitté les Pays-Bas pour les États-Unis. Pendant les quatre années suivantes, elle a vécu et travaillé à New York et à San Francisco. Pendant cette période, elle a fait des lectures avec Allen Ginsberg, [...]

Gerry van der Linden : Lecture de poèsie / Poetry reading 19-07-20192019-07-11T16:58:08+02:00

Register now for a May writing workshop with Carla Drysdale

Crossing the threshold: writing one’s way into forbidden landscapes of feeling Carla Drysdale In this three-day workshop designed to generate new writing, we will take as our touchstone and guide Rumi’s words “The breeze at dawn has secrets to tell you./Don’t go back to sleep.” How do we cross Rumi’s “doorsill where the two worlds [...]

Register now for a May writing workshop with Carla Drysdale2015-12-28T22:11:48+01:00

Wonders in the Deep: help bring prospective writer-in-residence Kelsey Donk to France

Talented young writer Kelsey wishes to spend several months at La Porte Peinte to continue work on her creative nonfiction book, Wonders in the Deep. An excerpt from the work in progress: There is a woman carved in the middle of the bay between Dinard and the walled city of Saint-Malo in Brittany, France. Though [...]

Wonders in the Deep: help bring prospective writer-in-residence Kelsey Donk to France2018-07-14T06:57:33+02:00