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October 2020

Poetry 101: Line Breaks

October 29, 2020 @ EST 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$35

We’ve moved online! All workshops will be conducted through Zoom, an interactive platform that allows you to participate in exercises and contribute to group conversation in your workshops. You’ll receive an email with a Zoom link to your workshop 5pm the day before the workshop. Member Price: $30 Deadline to Register: October 29, 5 pm Instructor: Anastasia Nikolis Poetry is recognizable because of its line breaks. Line breaks give poetry its hallmark appearance on the page by turning blocks of text into short,…

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November 2020

Poetry 101: Voice

November 19, 2020 @ EST 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$35

We’ve moved online! All workshops will be conducted through Zoom, an interactive platform that allows you to participate in exercises and contribute to group conversation in your workshops. You’ll receive an email with a Zoom link to your workshop 5pm the day before the workshop. Member Price: $30 Deadline to Register: November 19, 5 pm Instructor: Anastasia Nikolis Poetry is just a person writing down their feelings, right? Not in the ways you might think. Paradoxically, poets often draw on the useful distinction…

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January 2021

Poetry 101: Poetic Line

January 20 @ EST 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States + Google Map
$35

Member Price: $30 1 Session Deadline to Register: January 20, 5 pm Instructor: Anastasia Nikolis Line breaks give poetry its hallmark appearance on the page by turning blocks of text into short, neat lines. But line breaks aren’t made by randomly hitting the return key on your keyboard. When used well, they can expand the logic of the preceding line or subvert the meaning of a sentence in order to create tension and drama. In this workshop, we will look…

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February 2021

Poetry 101: Poetic Form and Content

February 3 @ EST 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$35

Member Price: $30 1 Session Deadline to Register: February 2, 5 pm Instructor: Anastasia Nikolis Robert Frost said that free verse poetry is like playing tennis without a net. In actuality, free verse poets have to make their own net. In this workshop, we will talk about the unique way that form and content define one another in free verse poetry, and discuss how certain formal poetic attributes fit some topics better than others. The winter session’s featured poetry book…

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Poetry 101: Poetic Endings

February 17 @ EST 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States + Google Map
$35

Member Price: $30 1 Session Deadline to Register: February 17, 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 examples, including those from our…

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June 2021

Poetry 101: Poetic Endings through Louise Glück

June 9 @ EST 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$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…

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