Classes & Workshops


These Classes & Workshops are happening from today, forward.


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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