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  • Posted August 04, 2022
  • The Daphne Review Mentorship Program (Rising Seniors Only)

  • Deadline: July 11, 2022; Event Dates: Session I: July 25 - August 15, Session II: September 5-26, III: November 7-28, 2022. Location: Virtual. Mentorship Program (Rising Seniors Only)! Both mentee and mentorship are now open! Apply to the 2022 Daphne Online Mentorship Program! We will be selecting 5-7 students to work with professional writers on a 1on1 basis. Our students have benefited greatly over the years. They’ve used the time to work on their existing body of work to get them published by literary magazines, win awards at Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, PYAA and gain acceptance to top colleges! Recent Daphne mentees have been accepted to Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Stanford, Columbia, and top creative writing programs, e.g., Iowa, Kenyon, Juniper, and Emerson!

  • Posted July 21, 2022
  • Tarot Card Workshop for Creative Writers!

  • Deadline: August 12, 2022
    Event Dates: Fridays, August 12 to September 2, 2022. Event Location: Zoom. Creative Tarot II will explore the potential of tarot as both a mirror and a key. Over four online Zoom sessions we will learn to leverage tarot as a tool for self-reflection with the goal of getting in touch with our higher selves. We will apply what we’ve learned through group discussion, writing prompts, and one-on-one readings. This course is instructed by novelist, poet, and spiritualist Annie Freshwater. Begins August 12, 2022. $150/Participant. Scholarships available. Register now at

  • Posted July 21, 2022
  • Workshop Your Poems in the Feedback Circle

  • Deadline: August 17, 2022
    Event Dates: Wednesdays, August 17 to September 21, 2022. Event Location: Zoom. Even when it is exhilarating, getting feedback can place us in a vulnerable space. Informed by Felicia Rose Chavez’ The Anti-Racist Writing Workshop, this workshop strategy offers a deliberate, decolonized approach to critique. In this 6 week course, you will have unlimited opportunities to share poems with a small group, as well as 5 small group feedback sessions, 1 large group session, and 1 private editorial session with the facilitator. We encourage craft-focused feedback and a friendly, supportive environment. The goal is to improve your poems without trampling your spirit. $240/Participant for 6 weeks of class! Scholarships available. Register now at


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