Loneliness, Lyricism, & Desire

with Christie Valentin-Bati

Genres: Poetry

Online

Open to all levels

4 Sessions

Start Date: May 21, 2024
End Date: June 11, 2024
Day of Week: Tuesday
Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm PT
Capacity: 15 seats
Member Price: $273.60
General Price: $304.00

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There are experiences and expressions one cannot live with if they are kept inside; our salvation lies in confessing them. To be lyrical means you cannot stay closed inside yourself. This course will look at the long, poetic tradition of using the lyric to externalize the deepest and most intimate parts of ourselves. We will read and generate work in response to Virginia Woolf, Delmira Agustini, Jericho Brown, and Clarice Lispector, among others.

REGISTRATION DATES: 

  • March 12: Member registration opens at 10:30 am PT 
  • March 19: General registration opens at 10:30 am PT 
  • March 25: Last day of Early Bird pricing
Christie Valentin-Bati

Christie Valentin-Bati

she/her

Christie Valentin-Bati is a poetry teaching artist based in Chicago. Her work received honorable mention from the Academy of American Poets, was commissioned by the ACLU, and her micro-chapbook "Journal" was showcased in Porous Gallery. She loves plants and shadows.

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