Poetry I

with Naa Akua

Genres: Poetry

Online

Introductory

6 Sessions

Start Date: May 2, 2024
End Date: June 13, 2024
No Class: (skip days) 6/6/2024
Day of Week: Thursday
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PT
Capacity: 15 seats
 
General Price: $386.00

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Designed for writers looking to immerse themselves in diverse forms of poetic expression and techniques. We'll explore craft essentials: sound, metaphor, structure, and more. We'll read and write alongside work from great poets like Hanif Abdurraquib, Ada Limón, Robert Hayden, Jan Beatty, and Joy Harjo. Expect generative activities, craft exercises, and an introduction to the workshop model.

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

This class is not eligible for a member discount. Learn more here »

Naa Akua

Naa Akua

they/she

Naa Akua, is a New York-born poet, actor, educator, and sound-word practitioner who is Ghanaian/Bajan and queer. Akua uses the vibratory energy of sound and the intent of words as a vehicle towards healing. Akua, former 2019 Citizen University Poet-in-Residence is a Writers in the Schools (Seattle Arts & Lectures) Writer-in-Residence at Franklin High School, Hugo House teacher, and Young Women Empowered (Y-WE) youth facilitator. www.naaakua.com

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