Winter registration starts soon! Registration opens for members on Dec. 5 and for the general public on Dec. 12.

A Community of Women [Susan Rich]

Time: 12:00am - 12:00am PT
Capacity: seat
Member Price: $108.00
General Price: $120.00

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This class will take place via video-conferencing (Zoom), Pacific Time.

All Levels | Imagine Boston in the 1960s: Elizabeth Bishop sitting in the audience as Anne Sexton performs “Woman with Girdle” accompanied by her underground band, Her Kind. Imagine Bishop and Adrienne Rich on a road trip together, so engaged in their conversation that they miss their turn. Imagine Sexton and Sylvia Plath taking an adult education class together and then going to the bar at the Ritz after class. In the 20th century, the poetic landscape was primarily the jurisdiction of the male poets, and yet these four women became arguably more important American writers than any men of their time. In this class, we’ll read their work with an eye to the intersections and influences they had upon each other. Optional writing prompts will be provided. All students in reading classes will receive a book club discount on the instructor’s reading list at the Elliott Bay Book Co.

Hugo House will only process refund requests that are submitted 5 business days or more before the class start date. To request a refund, log in to your account, go to “My Account,” select the “Orders” tab on the left-hand side, click the appropriate order, and request a refund for your specific class. Administrative fees apply. Please see our full refund policy here.

Class sessions may be recorded if a session falls on a holiday, or if a student has access needs. Class recordings are not guaranteed.

We do not tolerate racist, sexist, homophobic, ableist, transphobic or any other oppressive behaviors, regardless of who commits them. Please check out our full community guidelines by clicking here. If an instance of community guidelines are violated and not resolved within the classroom, students may let us know by filling out the student incident report.

Classes may be cancelled if less than 5 students are enrolled within 10 days before the class start date. If for any reason Hugo House needs to cancel a class, students can choose between a full credit or full refund.

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