Classes, Poetry

Poetry Generator

Poetry Generator with Elline LipkinTwo Sections: Wednesdays: May 19 to June 23, 2021, 7:00–9:00 pmFridays: May 21 to June 25, 2021, 10:00 am–12:00 pm This mixed-level poetry class is designed to help students learn about new forms, take creative risks, and most important

Classes, Editing and Coaching, Poetry

Poetry Generator

This six-week sequence is designed to jumpstart your writing. Approaching each week as an experiment, we will read a variety of contemporary poems, consider some newer, innovative forms, and try a range of prompts. This workshop is meant reveal the possibilities of poetry, bui

Eastside, Poetry

Season of the Witch

This fall I am offering three six-week classes meant to inspire new work, foster creative community, and teach craft elements of poetry. And, after this past (%$#^!) year, also meant to provide two hours of creative oasis. Taking inspiration from the season we will look at po

Classes, Editing and Coaching, Poetry

Start to Finish

This past year we were languishing. Yet, not completing a creative project can be anguishing (a rhyme!). This six-week sequence is for anyone who wants to gather what they have and work towards a chapbook, longer manuscript, or even a ten-page application packet. We’ll talk

Classes, Online, Poetry

The Personal & the Public: A Poetry Workshop

We’ll begin this 8 week generative workshop with the personal—re-examining confessionalism, autobiographical writing, and Frank O’Hara’s “Personism.” We’ll then move into the realm of the historic and elegiac—poetic modes that speak to cultures and groups. And, finally, we’ll di