Ruth Stone House presents Poetry & Divination with Timothy Liu

Ruth Stone House presents Poetry & Divination with Timothy Liu at 1 pm EST. From the organizers: “This class includes two three-hour sessions, the first being a lecture and the second a workshop. This workshop will explore how occult practices—astrology, I-Ching, tarot—dovetail with our writing lives. We’ll first take a look at historical figures (Yeats, […]

Hudson Valley Writers Center presents Craft Class with Tyree Daye via Zoom

Hudson Valley Writers Center presents Craft Class with Tyree Daye via Zoom at 10:30 am – 2:30 pm. From the organizers: “The poet Vievee Francis introduced the concept of entering “the cave of one’s self” during my grad school years at North Carolina State University,” Tyree explains. “Vievee encouraged me to explore my narrative, to […]

Skagit River Poetry Foundation presents Surrealist Starter Kit: Writing New Poems Based on Surrealist Play with Kelli Russell Agodon

Skagit River Poetry Foundation presents Surrealist Starter Kit: Writing New Poems Based on Surrealist Play with Kelli Russell Agodon at 10 am – 3 PM PST From the organizers:  In this 5-hour online Zoom class, we will swan-dive into the strange through techniques and games used by surrealist writers and artists. The poems we will […]

Hugo House presents Writing the Duplex with Jericho Brown

From the organizers: In this 90-minute class, Jericho Brown will lead students through an exercise for writing a duplex poem — a form he invented that blends the ghazal, the sonnet, and the blues. Each student should bring 14 disparate lines of 9–11 syllables to class. Lines may be from sentences of the student’s own […]

92Y presents Young Writers Workshop: Poetry with Monica Sok

From the organizers: “Online Class for high school students, ages 15-18 Our poems have the power to reflect us. We may look into the mirror to see ourselves in plain sight. But what about windows that invite our own reflections inside another space? The self, looking into a room.

92Y presents Young Writers Workshop: Poetry with Monica Sok

From the organizers: “Online Class for high school students, ages 15-18 Our poems have the power to reflect us. We may look into the mirror to see ourselves in plain sight. But what about windows that invite our own reflections inside another space? The self, looking into a room.

Blue Flower Arts presents a Master Class with Jericho Brown

From the organizer: “In this 90-minute virtual master class, poet and educator Jericho Brown will lead you through a set of unconventional exercises he’s designed to keep your ears open and your fingers moving. Brown believes there is a profound relationship between reading poetry and writing it. He will lead our virtual gathering through focused readings, discussions, and recitations of the […]

Kundiman Summer Session: Hybrid Poetry and Prose Experiments with Aimee Nezhukumatathil

From the organizers: THE EDGE OF THE SEA IS A STRANGE & BEAUTIFUL PLACE: HYBRID POETRY & PROSE EXPERIMENTS WITH AIMEE NEZHUKUMATATHIL Building upon Rachel Carson’s famous maritime observations, this class will investigate and interrogate the “strange and beautiful place” of genre-blurring work—work that melds elements of creative nonfiction and poetry. The primary focus of […]

Costura Creative presents Surreal Poetics with Alison C. Rollins V

From the organizers:  SURREAL POETICS: weekly generative writing workshops with Alison C. Rollins! Registration via Zoom is required for these workshops. A link to the Zoom registration will be sent to your email 2 days, and again 2 hours, before the workshop begins.

Costura Creative presents Surreal Poetics with Alison C. Rollins IV

From the organizers: Surreal Poetics is a weekly writing workshop series led by Alison C. Rollins! Registration via Zoom is required for these workshops. A link to the Zoom registration will be sent to your email 2 days, and again 2 hours, before the workshop begins.

Costura Creative presents Surreal Poetics with Alison C. Rollins III

From the organizers: Surreal Poetics is a weekly writing workshop series led by Alison C. Rollins! Registration via Zoom is required for these workshops. A link to the Zoom registration will be sent to your email 2 days, and again 2 hours, before the workshop begins.

Hugo House presents: From Detail to Discovery with Ellen Bass

From Hugo House and Ellen Bass: “Tolstoy said, ‘Art is transferring feeling from one heart to another. And E.L. Doctorow said, ‘Good writing is supposed to evoke sensation in the reader—not the fact that it is raining, but the feeling of being rained upon.