Classes & Workshops


These Classes & Workshops are happening from today, forward.


Imagery: Invoking the Senses

October 19, 2017
Instructor(s): Marna Rossi

Expand your use of imagery. Visual and sound imagery power up your writing. Adding kinesthetic, smell, and taste imagery connects your reader to your meaning in a more lively way.… View More »

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7×7 Online Poetry Challenge

October 22, 2017
Instructor(s): Albert Abonado

This class is designed to get those creative juices flowing. Over seven days, you will work on writing exercises that will inspire you and jumpstart your writing. Perfect for anyone… View More »

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The Golden Shovel: A Poetry Workshop

October 26, 2017
Instructor(s): Gail Hosking

Expand your poetry repertoire by learning about “the golden shovel,” a format created by poet Terrance Hayes to honor Gwendolyn Brooks. The golden shovel poem is set in the tradition… View More »

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Poet as Historian

October 28, 2017
Instructor(s): Patricia Roth Schwartz

Are you a poet for whom a particular era and/or particular character from history seems haunting? Do you wish to write lyric narrative poems that bring this time and its… View More »

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Introduction to Poetry

November 02, 2017
Instructor(s): Lloyd Milburn

A strong focus on writing prompts, learning about craft, and discovering contemporary poets is what makes up this beginner’s poetry class. We will workshop our poetry in a supportive group… View More »

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Poet as Memoirist: Telling Your Personal Story in Lyric Narrative Poems

November 11, 2017
Instructor(s): Patricia Roth Schwartz

Are you a poet longing to relate yours/your family’s personal history? Learn about memoir, how lyric narrative poetry is an excellent vehicle for truth-telling, emotional intensity, and creative use of… View More »

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