Ari teaches writing classes for adults and teens. Check here for her current classes, events, and appearances.

Current classes



February 14th, 2020 11am-12:30pm CT




This Virtual Pop-Up Poetry class takes place is a one-time small morning, low-stakes class of poetry for all experience levels.

What: You'll leave with...


1. Two new poems of your own (1 for you, 1 to give away!) 

2. A low-stakes and fun experience with an intimate class of writers

3. An optional deep poem critique from me on any poem you'd like to send my way within a week after

4. A set of five poem prompts to pull out whenever you need some inspiration

Pricing: $25/person 

Upcoming events

Virtual Music & Storytelling series: "Gather" Showcase with Morningside After Dark

Monday, April 26th 2021

 7:30-8:30pm CT

VIRtual GUEST at Brazos Valley, TEXAS scbwi Group

April 24th, 10-11am CT

Recent Lectures & Appearances

Hamline MFAC ALUMni Writing Conference

Innovation: What Really Hooks Agents, Editors, & Readers


Hamline MFAC Residency

Alumni Publishing Panel

Loft Literary Center: Short Work Toolbox

A Multigenre Class in Writing Short Pieces

Chasing Creative Podcast

Ari Tison on Uplifting Marginalized Voices