The Art of the Haiku, Part 2 – Fall 2021

In this follow-up to last year’s “The Art of the Haiku, Right Now,” poet Kevin Nance will continue his exploration of how this ancient poetic form—famous for its brevity and delicacy, its contemplation of nature and the passage of time—can address contemporary life, including popular culture; how it can look inward as well as outward; how it can be comic or dramatic. Kevin Nance, author of Even If: Photographs and Haiku (University of Kentucky Arts in HealthCare, 2020), will also help class participants consider alternatives for structuring a haiku and creating a linked sequence of multiple haiku. This two-hour, one-session class will include a brief history of the form, from Bashō to Richard Wright, as well as generative prompts, timed writing exercises and instant feedback. For all levels. Please note: attendance at last year’s The Art of the Haiku, Right Now seminar is not required to register for this class.

Start Date
Saturday, November 6th
10:30am - 12:30pm

Kevin Nance

Carnegie Center
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