“Divination is working with things to release the content and form of a future or fate, sometimes bringing up what we choose upon a conscious impulse, sometimes drawing the sorts by chance to bring a foreign element into action.”–Robert Duncan
Workshop: Tarot as Entity Matrix (4:00 – 6:00 pm)*
In this workshop we will engage the tarot as a living device or entity matrix to consult as we create. Join internationally renown poet and tarot adept Hoa Nguyen in this 2 hour writing workshop where we will use the cards as an entity matrix to help us to ignite our imaginings, clarify our intuitive insights, and invite novel possibilities. Tarot experience not required.
*$70 pre-registration; $80 day-of registration. Seats limited.
What to bring: your favorite tarot deck and a writing notebook. If you don’t have a deck, Hoa recommends obtaining a Rider Waite Smith deck.
Reading (7:00 pm)
After the workshop, at 7:00 pm, join us for a reading (free, per usual) by this terrific poet!
About Hoa Nguyen:
Born in the Mekong Delta and raised in the Washington DC area, Hoa Nguyen currently makes her home in Toronto. Her recent poetry collections include As Long As Trees Last and Red Juice, Poems 1998-2008. Her most recent book, Violet Energy Ingots, also from Wave Books, was nominated for a 2016 Griffin Prize for Poetry. Nguyen began her “legendary” poetry workshop nearly 20 years ago and is a tarot reader with a loyal international client list. You can read her in a conversation regarding the relationship between her tarot practice and her poetry practice here at Catapult.