Poetry I

with Bill Carty

Genres: Poetry

Online

Introductory

4 Sessions

Start Date: July 3, 2023
End Date: July 24, 2023
Day of Week: Monday
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PT
Capacity: 18 seats
Member Price: $216.00
General Price: $240.00

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Poetry I is designed for poets of all experience levels as an opportunity to introduce (or reintroduce) themselves to elements of poetry craft. We will read this year's Best American Poetry anthology as a way to discuss contemporary poets and consider poetic traditions. We will also combine writing prompts and readings with an introduction to the basics of the workshop model, providing an opportunity for class members to share their own work.

Registration dates:

June 5: Scholarship Donation Day (Learn more.)

June 6: Member registration opens

June 13: General registration opens

Bill Carty

Bill Carty

he/him

Bill Carty is the author of Huge Cloudy (Octopus Books, 2019), which was long-listed for The Believer Book Award, and We Sailed on the Lake, published by Bunny Presse/Fonograf Editions in 2023. He has received poetry fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Artist Trust, Hugo House, and Jack Straw Cultural Center. He was awarded the Emily Dickinson Award from the Poetry Society of America, and his poems have appeared in the jubilat, Best American Poetry, Denver Quarterly, Iterant, Paperbag, The Kenyon Review, 32 Poems, and other journals. Originally from Maine, Bill now lives in Seattle, where he is Senior Editor at Poetry Northwest. He teaches at Hugo House, the UW Robinson Center for Young Scholars, and Edmonds College.

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