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The January 2020 Session is currently in session.


The next open session is April 2020. Sign up below!



WHO: You + writers from all over the world

WHAT: Daily prompts + community + visiting poet talks

WHERE: The world wild web (via email, FB group + conference calls)

WHEN: April 2020

WHY: To break out of the ordinary by creating, risking, sharing + growing together

Email Shira today to apply for the April 2020 session!


Shira Erlichman is an author, musician, visual artist and educator living in Brooklyn. Her work can be found in The Huffington Post, BuzzFeed Reader, and PBS NewsHour's Poetry Series, The Seattle Times and The New York Times, among others. Her debut poetry collection Odes to Lithium was released in September 2019. She is also the author and illustrator of the children's book Be/Hold: A Friendship Book. 


April is her 12th session of In Surreal Life.

This year features revitalized prompts,

incredible visiting poets, 

+ a package that includes

a 1-on-1 editing session with Shira.

some of our

past visiting


Hanif Abdurraqib

Paige Lewis

Eve L. Ewing

Tommy Pico