Creative Writing Workshops

Christopher with Ginsbergs Collected by Julian Nelson December 2016
Christopher Luna photographed by Julian Nelson

Christopher Luna leads creative writing workshops and classes year-round. The best way to stay up-to-date on his activities is to sign up to receive The Work, a monthly newsletter for poets in Portland and Southwest Washington:

“Christopher is the poetry alchemist who helps us discover gold.” Rae Latham, a writer in Christopher’s Monday morning workshop at Multnomah Arts Center.

Here are a few links to help you find Christopher’s ongoing workshops and classes:

Poetry Writing at Multnomah Arts Center, Mondays from 10am-12:30pm or 1:00-3:30pm:


Memoir Writing at Clark College, Tuesday OR Thursday from 1:00-3:20pm:

The Work 2017 Make Poetry Your Life

Christopher also facilitates a writing workshop, also known as The Work, from 11:30-2:30 on the second Saturday of the month at Niche Wine Bar (1013 Main Street, next door to Angst Gallery and the Kiggins Theatre). There is also a Monday evening version of the workshop that takes place at Angst Gallery (1015 Main Street). Beginning in January 2019, this workshop will take place on the second and fourth Monday of the month.

Upcoming 2019 Saturday afternoon workshops will take place on January 12, February 9, March 2, April 13, and May 11.

Upcoming 2019 Monday evening workshops will take place on January 14 & 28, February 11 & 25, March 11 & 25, April 15 & 29, May 13, June 10 & 24.

If you are looking for writing coaching, editing/manuscript review, or information about poetry and memoir classes, send Christopher an email via