Workshop Catalog – Poetry

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Ciona Rouse

Reassembling the Pieces:
Revising Work for the Reader


November 11 to December 6, 2019

The root of the word mosaic comes from the Latin musaicum, meaning “the work of the Muses.” Perhaps the real work of the Muse isn’t giving the words to the poet; perhaps it’s revising, cracking the words open and making them into something new... [more]

Pauletta Hansel

Developing Your Manuscript: A Master Class in Poetry


February 10 to March 6, 2020

In this workshop poets will begin the work to develop an existing group of poems into a unified collection, be that a chapbook or chapter or “skeleton” of a larger manuscript. Exercises and workshop will be geared toward bringing poems into... [more]

Ashley M Jones

Poetry is Not a Luxury


April 6 to May 1, 2020

Audre Lorde told us that poetry is necessary for our survival. Poets are society’s mirror, its record keepers—we hold the world accountable. In this workshop, we will study and write poetry that tells these necessary stories, voicing from within our... [more]