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4/13, 4/20, 4/27, 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25, & 6/1

Poetry Writing & Revision

In this Critical Response Process workshop, learn poetic forms, meter, and revision strategies.
4/20, 5/4, 5/18

Reading Contemporary Poetry

Learn more about contemporary poetry through conversation and writing prompts based on readings by authors Ada Limon, Ross Gay, and Li-Young Lee.
4/22, 4/29, 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 5/27

Write the Beats: A Workshop of Beat Poetry Prompts

Write inspired poetry using prompts based on the work of prominent beat era poets, including Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, Kaufman, and Kerouac.
5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25

The Brave New Work: Writing Inspired Poetry

Draw from the innovative collections of poets like Franny Choi, Natalie Diaz, Patricia Lockwood, and Claudia Rankine to create your own brave new work.
6/8, 6/15, 6/22 & 6/29

Poetry as an Agent of Social Change - June 2021

The class examines the role of poetry in the social justice movement and provides participants with the opportunity to write, perform and possibly publish.
6/14, 6/21 & 6/28

There's No "I" in Poetry: Exploring Creative Ways to Begin a Poem

Too often a writer enters a poem in the same eye-witnessing way, using "I" to begin. This class will provide you with different strategies for beginning a poem.

2020 Celebration of Writers - Poetry

Check out the accomplishments of local poets in 2020

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