Assemble Your Poetry Manuscript

with Jennifer Perrine

Genres: Poetry, The Writing Life

Online

Intermediate

1 Session

Start Date: March 23, 2024
End Date: March 23, 2024
Day of Week: Saturday
Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm PT
Capacity: 15 seats
-1 seat left!
Member Price: $89.10
General Price: $99.00

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How do you move from individual poems to a chapbook or book manuscript that you’re ready to send to publishers? This class will offer methods for assembling a poetry collection, including exercises to help you identify themes, experiment with sequence and structure, and recognize opportunities for further development. You’ll also have an opportunity to ask your questions about publication, and you’ll leave the class with a list of additional steps you can take before hitting "send" on your manuscript.

ADDITIONAL CLASS DETAILS:

  • This class includes:
    • Craft Discussion: teachers and students explore essential elements of the craft.
  • Work outside of class: No writing or reading outside of class.

REGISTRATION DATES:

  • December 4: Scholarship Donation Day 
  • December 5: Member registration opens at 10:30 am PT
  • December 12: General registration opens at 10:30 am PT
  • December 18: Last day of Early Bird pricing 
Jennifer Perrine

Jennifer Perrine

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Jennifer (JP) Perrine is the author of four award-winning books of poetry: Again, The Body Is No Machine, In the Human Zoo, and No Confession, No Mass. Perrine’s recent poems, stories, and essays appear in The Missouri Review, New Letters, The Seventh Wave Magazine, Buckman Journal, and The Gay & Lesbian Review. A resident of Portland, Oregon, Perrine co-hosts the Incite: Queer Writers Read series, teaches creative writing to youth and adults, and serves as a wilderness guide.

Website: jenniferperrine.org

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