UDP, which has been a friend of Bushel and whose books have been on our shelves since the beginning, is offering some wonderful online writing workshops and readings. Here is their announcement:


We’re continuing our programming, events, and collaborations online and hope that you’ll virtually join us in the coming months! Read more about our seminars, free online reading and podcasts, and upcoming events below.


Our Seminar Program is continuing online from May through June, below are our upcoming seminars to be held online over Zoom.

Living in Long Poems: Online Seminar with Emily Hunt
Sundays, May 17 to June 14, 4:30pm — 7:00pm EST
[five-week seminar and workshop]

World-Building as Poetic Attempt: Online Seminar with Ed Steck
Late May, exact date and time TBD
[one-day seminar and workshop]

Online Sentence Workshop with Alexis Almeida
Mid June, exact date and time TBD
[one-day seminar and workshop]

Giving Each Other the Time: Online Seminar with Anna Vitale
Saturday, June 20, 12pm — 3pm EST
[one-day seminar and workshop]

All seminars are pay-what-you-wish and usually limited to 10 participants. Participants receive a free UDP book related to the topic of the seminar (or sometimes several) and UDP members & subscribers receive a fifteen percent discount on all seminars (use the discount code on your membership card at checkout).
To hear about future seminars you can join our mailing list.

Make sure to browse our Online Chapbook ArchiveDigital Proofs Program, and the Cellar Series Podcasts, all available for free online. We hope the scans, PDFs, and audio recordings collected here can offer you some connection, engagement, and inspiration in these lonely, troubling times.