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Find (and Write) Your Missing Poems

Genres: Poetry

In Person

Intermediate, Advanced

3 Sessions

Start Date: January 27, 2023
End Date: January 29, 2023
Day of Week: Sunday, Friday, Saturday
Time: 1:10pm - 4:10pm PT
Capacity: 12 seats
4 seats left!
Member Price: $297.00
General Price: $330.00

In this class, we'll develop actionable strategies for dreaming and writing the poems that are missing from your manuscript-in-progress. Engage in reading, generative exercises, and collaborative editing, with the goal of completing the book of poems inside you. Especially geared towards students who have taken Assembling the Manuscript, but also for anyone ready to take risks and generate new materials toward a collection of poems.

Please note that this class has been rescheduled from the fall quarter, and it is not listed in the winter print catalog.

Registration dates:

December 5: Scholarship Donation Day (Learn more.)

December 6: Member registration opens

December 13: General registration opens

Tess Taylor

Tess Taylor

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Tess Taylor, an avid gardener, is the author of five acclaimed collections of poetry including Work & Days, which was named one of the 10 best books of poetry of 2016 by the New York Times. Her writing has appeared in The Atlantic, The Kenyon Review, Poetry, Tin House, The Times Literary Supplement, CNN, and the New York Times. She has also served as on-air poetry reviewer for NPR’s All Things Considered for over a decade. Taylor is local to the Bay Area where she tends to fruit trees and backyard chickens.

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

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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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