As part of Chiron Review‘s Silver Anniversary Celebration in Great Bend, Kansas, on Sunday, August 11th, Ellaraine Lockie — author of the Silver Birch Press Poetry release Coffee House Confessions — will conduct a poetry workshop entitled “Word Branching.” Lockie developed this technique for writers, especially poets, to facilitate the creative process. “Word Branching” appears in the book Wingbeats: Exercises and Practice in Poetry (Los Gatos Press), available at