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upcoming classes
 

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be mine (not like that)

 

February 14, 2024

1 Session

A special Valentine's Day workshop for teen writers where we'll write passionate——albeit platonic——love poems for our friends. Free and virtual through Just Buffalo Literary Center.

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poetry as magic: after spicer

 

April 7 - May 5, 2024

5-Week Workshop

A new class designed for Brooklyn Poets that celebrates Jack Spicer's legendary 1957 "Poetry as Magic" workshop and the age-old intersection of poetry and magic.

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past classes
 

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roses are roses are red

 

February 1-8, 2024

2-Week Workshop

A love poems intensive. This workshop is designed for poets who'd like to surprise their sweetheart with a love poem this Valentine's Day.

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hbd jack spicer

 

January 30, 2024

1 Session

A birthday party for Jack Spicer. This series celebrates the lives and legacies of late poets on their birthdays.

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hbd james tate

 

December 8, 2023

1 Session

A birthday party for James Tate. This series celebrates the lives and legacies of late poets on their birthdays.

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hbd joanne kyger

 

November 19, 2023

1 Session

A birthday party for Joanne Kyger. This series celebrates the lives and legacies of late poets on their birthdays.

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the shape of sound

 

November 16, 2023

1 Session

My chapter on inventing forms (from The Poem Is a House I Build Then Live In) comes to Just Buffalo Literary Center for this free workshop for teen writers.

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the poem is a house i build then live in

 

November 15 - December 6, 2023

4-Week Workshop

A crash course on poetic forms and the ways in which form sets expectations——and opens up new possibilities——for sound, shape, and meaning.

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real eyes revise

 

October 10 - November 7, 2023

5-Week Workshop

Real Eyes Revise returns for five weeks with Brooklyn Poets. This workshop frames revision as re-vision: as seeing your poems——and what they're capable of——again.

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the poem is a house i build then live in

 

August 1-22, 2023

4-Week Workshop

A crash course on poetic forms and the ways in which form sets expectations——and opens up new possibilities——for sound, shape, and meaning.

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real eyes revise

 

July 6-27, 2023

4-Week Workshop

This workshop frames revision as re-vision: as seeing your poems——and what they're capable of——again. Previously known as Wet Paint.

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poetry as play

 

July 5 - August 23, 2023

8-Week Workshop

Beauty School 101. This workshop takes the spirit of playfulness, experimentation, collaboration, and rascalia as our entry into poems.

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