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Jul
9
In this class we will happily get lost in the details of poetry. We will revel in the sounds, zigzag through the commas, tap to the rhythms of the lines, vibrate with the verbs. We will submit poems and workshop them, will study books, dissect examples. As time allows, each ...
Start Date
Saturday, July 9th
Note
Meets Saturdays
Time
10:00am - 12:00pm
Cost
$175
Instructor

Katerina Stoykova

Venue
Online
Sep
20
In need of feedback on your poetry? Looking to engage, or reengage, with a serious, welcoming, uplifting writing community? Join poet Sean L. Corbin as he explores the best ways to interact with the work of other poets and offers a platform for you to send your ideas, your images, ...
Start Date
Tuesday, September 20th
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Duration
September 20th - November 8th
Time
5:45pm - 7:15pm
Cost
$112
Instructor

Sean L. Corbin

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Sep
21
Over six weeks, students will develop their own voices and the most powerful ways to express them to an audience. Each class will be broken up into three segments. We’ll begin with a video portion that will be used to present examples ranging from poet readings to more performance-based work ...
Start Date
Wednesday, September 21st
Note
Meets Wednesdays
Time
5:45pm - 7:15pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

JC McPherson

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Sep
24
This generative workshop will explore ways to focus on the voice of a poem—that unique presence that speaks a poem. We will work to claim and speak our memories and give ourselves permission to speak in our own voices. We’ll also study methods to claim the essence of other voices ...
Start Date
Saturday, September 24th
Note
Meets One-Time
Time
10:30am - 12:30pm
Cost
$35
Instructor

Marianne Worthington

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Oct
1
Poetic clichés include words, phrases, or scenes that have lost their original effect because of overuse. Editors usually reject writing submissions with too many clichés. In this workshop, we will learn how to spot clichés and practice transforming them into crisp, new language. Is your neighbor a loose cannon? You ...
Start Date
Saturday, October 1st
Note
Meets One-Time
Time
10:30am - 12:30pm
Cost
$35
Instructor

Linda Bryant

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Oct
6
Reading fine poetry often sparks new poems of your own. Find inspiration, share your work, and gain feedback from others who enjoy reading, writing, and responding to poetry. Poems by Galway Kinnell, Wendell Berry, Hans Ostrom, Langston Hughes, Elizabeth Bishop, and Lucille Clifton will be read. Join this class and ...
Start Date
Thursday, October 6th
Note
Meets Thursdays
Time
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Cost
$84
Instructor

Barbara Alfaro

Venue
Online
Oct
15
In this generative workshop, we will examine how poetry evokes connections between human activity and the environment. This workshop moves beyond writing simply of and about nature; participants will learn how to convey and confront their experiences with the natural world through poetry in a time of environmental crisis. Sarah ...
Start Date
Saturday, October 15th
Note
Meets One-Time
Time
10:30am - 12:30pm
Cost
$35
Instructor

Sarah McCartt-Jackson

Venue
Online
Nov
5
In this workshop, you will learn how to transcribe your life into poetry. We will read examples and write after generative exercises to get at the root of your path, whatever that has been and whatever it might be. Be prepared to conjure up where you are going and where ...
Start Date
Saturday, November 5th
Note
Meets One-Time
Time
10:30am - 12:30pm
Cost
$35
Instructor

Sarah McCartt-Jackson

Venue
Online

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Friday: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am – 2:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED

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