Classes

Poetry, Reading

  • Term: Winter 2023
  • Start Date: January 21, 2023
  • End Date: March 18, 2023
  • Day of Week: Saturday
  • Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm PT
  • Level: Open to all levels
  • Audience: Adult
  • Location: Online
  • Availability: Yes
  • Public Price: $395.00
  • Member Price: $355.50

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Global Citizen Poetry Class

Inspired by Ilya Kaminsky’s Poets in the World series, Global Citizen Poetry will examine the work of living poets based outside of the United States. In addition to the Poets in the World anthologies, we will read New Generation African Poets, PEN Award for Poetry in Translation winners, PEN Poets in Exile, The Song Atlas, as well as collections by Adam Zagajewski, Vahni Capildeo, Anthony Anaxagorou, and more.

Registration dates:

December 5: Scholarship Donation Day (Learn more.)

December 6: Member registration opens

December 13: General registration opens

Emily Sernaker

Emily Sernaker

She/her

Emily Sernaker is a writer and human-rights professional based in Brooklyn. Her work has appeared in the Sun, New York Times, Ms. Magazine, McSweeney’s, Los Angeles Review of Books, San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Times, Rumpus, New Ohio Review and more. Over the last few years she has teamed up with Brooklyn Public Library to organize free, intergenerational, human-rights poetry programming, including Holding Space for Grief events, an Interfaith Poetry Reading, and Global Citizen poetry classes. She has worked as a staff member at the International Rescue Committee and New York Peace Institute and is currently an adjunct professor at the New School. Go to www.emilysernaker.com for more information or follow on social media @Emilysernaker.