The MFA in Creative Writing Program at Manhattanville College

Flow Into Writing Workshop

Kristin Prevallet, poet and hypnotist
Saturday, April 22 @ 1-3 p.m. at Barat House, Manhattanville College


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“Flow” is one of those words that teachers and writers use to describe a very nebulous state. Does flow happen when the reader is transported into the mind of the writer? Does it happen when the writer has lost track of time and the pen seems to move beyond their conscious control, with words “spilling” out onto the page? In this workshop we will bring together texts from neuroscience and poetics in order to deepen your innate understanding of this optimal state in which time slips, words fly, and the body relaxes into a more mindful nervous system where writing falls holistically into forms, and healing just might integrate into creativity.
Open to the Public – $20 suggested donation
MFA students attend free

Limited space, reserve a spot with an RSVP to

Kristin Prevallet is a poet, essayist, and teacher. She is a certified consulting hypnotist through the National Guild of Hypnotists and an Integral Health Coach certified through the International Association of Counselors and Therapists. The author of five books of poetry, she is also the author of two non-fiction books about poetics and the unconscious mind: Trance Poetics: Your Writing Mind, and Visualize Comfort: Healing and the Unconscious Mind. She is an associate of Bard College’s Institute for Writing and Thinking, and a writer-in-residence at Spalding University.