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The August 2019 Session is LIVE! Sign up today!



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: August 2019 

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


Shira Erlichman is an author, musician, visual artist + educator living in Brooklyn. A three time Pushcart Prize nominee, her work can be found in The Huffington Post, BuzzFeed Reader, and PBS NewsHour's Poetry Series, among others. She was awarded a residency by Millay Colony, the James Merrill Fellowship by the Vermont Studio Center + the Visions of Wellbeing Focus Fellowship at AIR Serenbe. This is her 10th session of In Surreal Life.

This year features revitalized prompts,

three incredible visiting poets, 

+ a package that includes

a 1-on-1 editing session with Shira.

visiting artists

Danez Smith

Tommy Pico

Safia Elhillo

How much

does it cost?

ISL is about community, 

so there are many ways

to join.