Writing Poetry

Sherry Chandler

Sherry Chandler has published four collections of poetry, most recently The Woodcarver’s Wife. She has an MA in English literature from the University of Kentucky. Her work has received several awards, including Legacies, the Betty Gabehart, the Kudzu magazine prize, the Joy Bale Boone, and the Editor’s Choice Award from Waypoints. She has been nominated for Best of the Net and three times for a Pushcart Prize. She has received financial support from the Kentucky Arts Council and the Kentucky Foundation for Women. She lives on a small farm in Bourbon County with her husband, the woodcarver TR Williams.


  • Venue:
    Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
  • Time:
    5:45 pm - 7:15 pm
  • Meets On:
        Mondays, September 25 - November 13
  • Address:
    251 West Second St.
    Lexington, KY, 40507
  • Cost:
    $104

With Sherry Chandler. 

Metaphor, simile, image, symbol, meter, rhythm, basic building blocks of poetry so inexhaustible in their depth and variety that no poet, established or beginning, can ever completely master them. Participants in this class will explore these tools with emphasis on their own writing. [ALL LEVELS]

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