Corinna Cook is available for workshops, readings, and manuscript reviews. Contact Corinna.


In May 2022, I’ll offer a 4-week workshop called “Written Cartographies” through the Seattle-based Hugo House.

May 2022

Workshop: “Written Cartographies”
Course hosted by Hugo House
Meeting via Zoom
Tuesdays: May 3, 10, 17, 24 | 5 – 7pm Pacific / 4 – 6pm AK
Registration and course description here

September 2022

September 2-30, 2022
Boreal Forest Stories Exhibition
A collaborative arts and sciences project coordinated by ITOC
Bear Gallery, Fairbanks Arts Association
Fairbanks, Alaska

Past Events

January 2022

Workshop: “Writer as Mapmaker”
Course hosted by Fishtrap
Meeting via Zoom
Tuesdays: January 4, 11, 18, 25 | 6 – 8pm Pacific / 5 – 7pm AKST
Registration and course description here

November – December 2021

Workshop: “Resistance Essays: Reverie, Research, and Lyricism”
Course hosted by the Piper Center for Creative Writing at ASU
Meeting via Zoom
Mondays: November 29 – December 20 | 5:30 – 7pm Phoenix MST
Registration and course description here

September 2021

Reading: Pièces de Résistance
A reading series hosted by Alaska Quarterly Review
September 27 | 6 – 7pm AKDT
Streaming live here
Archived here

April 2021

Ekphrasis: Art in Conversation
Panel hosted by the Get Lit! Festival
April 18, 2021, streaming at 1pm – 2:30pm AKST

Workshop: “Lyric Histories
Course hosted by the Piper Center for Creative Writing at ASU
Meeting via Zoom
Wednesdays: February 24, March 3, 10 | 5:30 – 7pm MST (3:30 – 5pm AKST)
Registration and course description here.

Workshop: “Explorations in the Literary Essay” – 
A Creative Nonfiction Workshop on Essayistic Thinking
Course hosted by 49 Writers
Meeting via Zoom
Saturdays: February 6, 13, 20, 27 | 3 – 5:30pm AKST
Course description and registration here.

Leavetakings Book Launch with Peggy Shumaker
Free digital event sponsored by University of Alaska Press
Cosponsored by Porphyry Press, Hearthside Books, and Fireside Books
November 25, 2020 5:30pm AKST
Thanks to Porphyry Press, the full event recording is embedded here and also streams on YouTube.

Talk: “News from the North” with Megan Peiser
A digital English Department Colloquium Series event
University of Missouri
November 13, 2020

Talk: “Creative Nonfiction and Lived Experiences of Power”
Power and Privilege Symposium
University of Alaska Southeast
November 10-11, 2020
UAS YouTube channel access

Writing Workshop: “A Mapmaker’s Pen”
Free digital event at Anchorage Museum
Occasioned by Anchorage Museum’s North X North Festival
October 21, 2020 4pm AKDT
Workshop description
Sign up here

Author Discussion: “Women Writing the Natural World”
Corinna Cook, Marybeth Holleman, Adrienne Lindholm, and Nancy Lord
Occasioned by Alaska Book Week
Sponsored by Porphyry Press
October 19, 2020 6pm AKDT
Zoom ID: 947 0930 1572
Facebook livestream: @press.porphyry

Book Launch for Mostly Water by Mary Odden
Digital event hosted by Red Hen Press and The Homer Bookstore
June 10, 2020
Archived at Homer Bookstore’s facebook page and Red Hen’s YouTube channel.

Alaska State “Poetry Out Loud” Competition
Juneau, Alaska
March 12, 2020
Competition Judge
Connect with the live webcast here, 5pm AKST.
KTOO 360 North rebroadcasting information here.

Conference: “Our Trails Bring Us Together”
Whitehorse, Yukon Territory
October 24–27, 2019
Kohklux 150 event organizer and emcee
Description, registration, and program.

49 Writers Crosscurrents Discussion / NEA Big Read Kickoff: “Story, Survival, and Character”
Juneau, Alaska
October 4, 2019
Panel moderator with authors Ishmael Angaluuk Hope and Don Rearden
Crosscurrents Discussion page here.

Reading: “Upstreams | Live Poetry, Live Prose”
Whitehorse, Yukon Territory
June 3, 2019
Performance in collaboration with poet Jeremy Pataky
Event page here.

Paper and Panel Chair: “The Sound-Centered Essay”
Phoenix, Arizona
NonfictioNOW Conference
November 1–3, 2018
Full conference program here.

Paper: “Humans, Animals, and the ‘Ancient Animal’ in Nonlinear Time”
Prior Lake, Minnesota
Native American Literature Symposium
March 22–24, 2018
Full conference program here.

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