"Completely life-changing. I am implicated in the work; learning the depth of what this entailed was frightening but also a part of my duty to the craft."
"The instruction was so high-level that I will continue to grow as I more fully digest the feedback and analysis I received."
"The most difficult and the most rewarding workshops I've taken. And I've taken a lot of them. No instructors challenged me to the extent that [CCWW workshop leaders] did."
"A really intensive, almost boot camp experience that had pushed me way farther out of my comfort zone than anything else."
"My mind was blown. I had never looked at poetry with such detail and insight before."
"[Workshop leaders] went over and beyond in terms of their level of attention and engagement with our work."
"[The workshop leaders] strategized about how to work with us throughout the two weeks, [so] it felt like we were able to go deeply into our emotional blocks around our writing and reach through our ceilings to the next level."