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Jul
21
"Ekphrastic" poetry is a tradition of poetry that responds to (often visual) art; rather than pure description, it examines reaction, implication, and reverberation of those art forms in the written word. There are poets and writers who believe that television and writing are antithetical; Eileen is not one of them ...
Start Date
Wednesday, July 21st
Note
Meets Wednesdays
Duration
July 21st - August 11th
Time
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Cost
$52
Instructor

Eileen Rush

Venue
Online
Aug
14
Is there a project brewing in you? Are you ready to push that vision toward a full-length poetry collection? Bring your poems to this workshop, which will provide generative suggestions for writing toward a compelling manuscript. Whether you have five poems or 20, this workshop will steer you toward a ...
Start Date
Saturday, August 14th
Note
One-Time
Time
10:30am - 12:30pm
Cost
$30
Instructor

Tina Parker

Venue
Online
Sep
16
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
Thursday, September 16th
Note
Meets Thursdays
Duration
September 16th - October 21st
Time
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Cost
$78
Instructor

Sean L. Corbin

Venue
Online
Sep
23
At the beginning of the pandemic time frame, it seemed everyone was posting poems about the difficulties of supermarket shopping. What seemed amusing at first as subject matter quickly became outdated as the pandemic’s trajectory changed and grew. So, what should we do now with the drafts and idea bursts ...
Start Date
Thursday, September 23rd
Note
Meets Thursdays
Duration
September 23rd - October 7th
Time
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Cost
$39
Instructor

Martha Greenwald

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second Street
Oct
23
Ecstatic poetry offers both poets and readers alike a means to access their essence. In this workshop, Brandon Thompson will lead participants on a journey deeper into the mystical realm of the ecstatic through essence-driven poetry writing. Brandon Thompson has taught ecstatic poetry for over a decade. He is a ...
Start Date
Saturday, October 23rd
Note
One-Time
Time
10:30am - 1:30pm
Cost
$40
Instructor

Brandon Thompson

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second Street
Nov
6
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 ...
Start Date
Saturday, November 6th
Note
One-Time
Time
10:30am - 12:30pm
Cost
$30
Instructor

Kevin Nance

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second Street
Nov
13
According to dancer and choreographer Twyla Tharp, “All of us find comfort in seeing the world either from a great distance, at arm’s length, or in close-up.” Though Tharp claims that “we don’t generally waver” from our preferred viewpoints, breaking out of our comfort zones can be a powerful tool ...
Start Date
Saturday, November 13th
Note
One-Time
Time
10:30am - 12:30pm
Cost
$30
Instructor

Carrie Green

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second Street

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