Cara Benson - Teaching/Writing Instruction

I work with individual clients on poetry, fiction, and non-fiction. Beginners, early projects, forming manuscripts, revisions, final reads.
I also lead workshops. One-time or sequential sessions.
Please contact me at caralynnbenson {at} gmail to find out more.

Selected List

*Grub Street: 2015 to Present
Manuscript Consultant

*Prescott College: 2011 to Present
Graduate Advisor: Creative Writing

*Millay Colony for the Arts: 2010 to Present
School Program Coordinator and Visiting Writer

*Toronto New School of Writing: 2010 to present
Broken Form: Refracting the Real in Hybrid Writing
Fearless Poetry: Composing Poems the John Cage Way
Problems and Possibilities of Positionality: Writing From/Away/Without/Toward/Multiples Of/Embodied Within the "I"

*Siena College @ Mt. McGregor: 2010
Contemporary American Poetry

*Skidmore College: 2007
Reading and Writing Poems: The Artist's Responsibility

*NY State Writers Institute: 2006

*Mt. McGregor Correctional Facility: 2005 to 2014
Poetry and Poetics

*Capital Region Center for Arts in Education: 2000 to 2010
Teaching Artist, Poetry and Performance