(Line) Breaks, Breakage, & Enjambment

with Daemond Arrindell

Genres: Poetry



8 Sessions

Start Date: January 22, 2024
End Date: March 18, 2024
No Class: (skip days) 2/19/24
Day of Week: Monday
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PT
Capacity: 0 seat
Member Price: $391.50
General Price: $435.00

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When engaging with history, how we (de)construct the circumstances will shape the tone. The utilization of line breaks, breakage, pauses, and enjambment isolate the minutiae so we can clearly see all pieces of the puzzle, even those previously hidden. In this generative class, we will use Shane McCrae's The Gilded Auction Block and Evie Shockley's the new black as mentor texts, unpacking how they overload their lines through distortion and force the reader to bear witness through a new lens.

No class on 2/19/2024


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Daemond Arrindell

Daemond Arrindell

Daemond Arrindell is a writer and teaching artist. Adjunct Faculty at Seattle University and Cornish College for the Arts; a 2013 Jack Straw Writer; and a 2014 VONA/Voices Writer’s Workshop fellow.
He has performed across the country and has been repeatedly commissioned by Seattle and Bellevue Arts Museums.

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