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FREE Root Words: Etymology and Poetry

with Laura Da'

Genres: Poetry

Online

Introductory

1 Session

Start Date: June 4, 2022
End Date: June 4, 2022
Day of Week: Saturday
Time: 1:10 pm - 4:10 pm PT
Capacity: 50 seats
-16 seat left!

Introductory | This class will look at etymology and language as a source of creative fascination. Students will create their own etymologies, consider the nature and purpose of word connotation in poetry, and explore the narratives and lyrical possibilities within words. Students can expect to leave class with a host of new generative writing exercises and lenses for creation of new work.

Laura Da’

Laura Da’

she/her

Laura Da’ is a poet and teacher. A lifetime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Da’ studied creative writing at the University of Washington and The Institute of American Indian Arts. Da’ is Eastern Shawnee. She is a recipient of fellowships from the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation, Artist Trust, Hugo House, and the Jack Straw Writers Program. Her first book, Tributaries, won the 2016 American Book Award. Her newest book is Instruments of the True Measure (University of Arizona Press, 2018). Go to www.laurada.com for more information.

Instagram: @lauralouiseda

Twitter @Laura_L_Da

Facebook: www.facebook.com/lauralda

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