February, 2015

Dispatches: Kary Wayson on Making Your Poetry Better

Posted Sat, 2/28/2015 - 12:18am by  |  Category:

How and How by Kary Wayson Yesterday I met separately with two different students—one a man who has been making poems daily, privately (i.e., without an audience or publication) for the past twenty years; the other, a much younger woman,…

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Micro-Lesson | Generating Prose Poems with Deborah Woodard

Posted Fri, 2/27/2015 - 11:56pm by  |  Category:

Generating Prose Poems with Deborah Woodard: March 7–April 11 — 1. READING You haven’t finished your ape, said mother to father, who had monkey hair and blood on his whiskers. I’ve had enough monkey, cried father. You didn’t eat the…

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Micro-Lesson | The Senses in Reading and Writing, with Anca Szilágyi

Posted Fri, 2/27/2015 - 10:42pm by  |  Category:

I. READING In Hugo at the Henry: The Senses in Reading and Writing, we’ll be reading from Death in Spring, by Mercè Rodoreda, a novel steeped in the senses and integrated into the exhibit Ann Hamilton: the common S E…

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Micro-Lesson | How to Cook a Book with Kate Lebo

Posted Thu, 2/19/2015 - 5:46pm by  |  Category:

How to Cook a Book with Kate Lebo Begins March 7 1. A Quote from In-Class Reading American Milk by Ruth Stone Then the butter we put on our white bread was colored with butter yellow, a cancerous dye, and all…

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Micro-Lesson | Samantha Updegrave: How to Begin When Your Head is Empty

Posted Thu, 2/19/2015 - 1:22pm by  |  Category:

Welcome to our new series, Micro-Lessons, where we offer you a taste of our upcoming classes. How to Begin When Your Head is Empty with Samantha Updegrave Begins Feb. 25, 7–9 p.m. I. PROMPT Number your page 1 through 10. You’ve…

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Dispatches No. 8: Joan Leegant on Getting Your Story to Tell Itself

Posted Thu, 2/19/2015 - 9:35am by  |  Category:

Dispatches is a series on our blog in which our writers-in-residence, Joan Leegant and Kary Wayson, discuss topics that come up often during their office hours. Want to make an appointment with Joan? Simply schedule one here. Trust The Mouse:…

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Micro-Lesson | Michael Shilling: Being Funny

Posted Wed, 2/18/2015 - 3:24pm by  |  Category:

Welcome to our new series, Micro-Lessons, where we offer you a taste of our upcoming classes. Being Funny with Michael Shilling Begins Feb. 24, 7–9 p.m. Short Quote from Provided Reading & Why It’s Relevant “One morning, when Gregor Samsa…

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Dispatches No. 7: Kary Wayson on Post-Epiphanic Poetry

Posted Thu, 2/12/2015 - 12:07pm by  |  Category:

Dispatches is a series on our blog in which our writers-in-residence, Joan Leegant and Kary Wayson, discuss topics that come up often during their office hours. Want to make an appointment with Kary? Simply email her: kary@hugohouse.org. Poetry, More or…

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Dispatches No. 6: Joan Leegant on the Agent Query

Posted Wed, 2/04/2015 - 1:57pm by  |  Category:

Dispatches is a new series on our blog in which our writers-in-residence, Joan Leegant and Kary Wayson, discuss topics that come up often during their office hours. Want to make an appointment with Joan? Simply schedule one here. Nuts &…

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