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Writing Workshop

March 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Elevate your writing skills at our upcoming workshop featuring poet Koada Heacock of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop!

During the first half of the workshop, the instructor will discuss craft and/or do a writing exercise with the group. For the second half of the workshop, the instructor will workshop 4-5 pieces with the group. Note: If available, the instructor likes to get those pieces ahead of time, but it’s not required. If you have something that you would like to send to the instructor before the workshop, please email it to maq.art.exp@gmail.com attention “Writing Workshop” after completing the registration form.

Ages 16+    Cost: $10.00 Suggested Donation – Click Here to Donate

Register by completing the form below by March 21


About the Instructor Koada Heacock

Poetry MFA Candidate at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, 2025

Wendy Parrish Poetry Prize from Macalester College, 2020

As a recently converted poet, Koada is interested in genre-bending, narrative pieces. They enjoy working with experimental and expansive poetry and fiction. As a Montana native, they have a particular interest in writing about rural life and spaces. As a descendant of the Brothertown tribe, in Wisconsin, and a former resident of the Salish-Kootenai reservation, she loves working with stories inspired by oral storytelling, folklore, and mythology. She believes in pushing the boundaries of institutional expectations to deliver compelling, raw, and innovative writing.




March 23
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Maquoketa Art Experience
124 S Main St
Maquoketa, IA 52060
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