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Poetry 101: Poetic Endings through Louise Glück
June 9, 2021 @ EST 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm$35
Member Price: $30
1 Session, 1.5 hours
Deadline to Register: June 9, 5 pm
Instructor: Anastasia Nikolis
How do poems end? What makes a poem’s ending feel satisfying and complete? Ending any piece of writing is tough, and ending a poem is no different. In this workshop, we will talk about creating appetite and expectation throughout a poem, and how to satisfy or disrupt those expectations at a poem’s end. We will look at an array of example poems from contemporary poets, including many from this session’s featured poet, 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature winner, Louise Glück, to learn how to end poems with anything from a bang to a whimper.
Anastasia Nikolis is a scholar, writer, and teacher. She holds a PhD in English Literature from the University of Rochester, where she focused on 20th-21st-century American poetry. She is the Poetry Editor for the literary translation publisher, Open Letter Books, and teaches courses in writing, literature, and gender studies at the Rochester Institute of Technology and St. John Fisher College. www.anastasianikolis.com
Take the full Poetry 101 series at a reduced price: Poetry 101 Series with Anastasia Nikolis: May/June
Workshops are conducted EST via Zoom, a virtual platform that allows you to participate in exercises and contribute to group conversation. To participate, please register by the deadline using the ticket portal below, or go to Scholarships. Zoom links are emailed to registered participants.