Breaking the Line
Lineation is one of a poet’s fundamental tools—the warp to the weft of our language, with the power to affect voice, tone, pacing, meaning, and more. In this class, we'll use discussion, close reading, and serious play to explore the wide-ranging powers of the line and discover new possibilities for our own poems.
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Lisa Gluskin Stonestreet
Lisa Gluskin Stonestreet is the author of The Greenhouse (Frost Place Chapbook Prize) and Tulips, Water, Ash (Morse Poetry Prize). Her poems have appeared in journals including Plume, Zyzzyva, and Kenyon Review and anthologies including Nasty Women Poets and The Bloomsbury Anthology of Contemporary Jewish American Poetry. She holds a BA in contemporary American literature from Yale University and an MFA from the Warren Wilson Program for Writers, where she was a Javits Fellow. Lisa lives in Portland, OR, where she reads, writes, edits, parents, and cohosts the literary reading series Lilla Lit. (lisagluskinstonestreet.com)
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