Poetry & Intimacies

with Taneum Bambrick

Genres: Poetry

Online

Open to all levels

2 Sessions

Start Date: September 30, 2023
End Date: October 7, 2023
Day of Week: Saturday
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm PT
Capacity: 15 seats
Member Price: $162.00
General Price: $180.00

Poetry as a form—often small, a page that can be torn out and kept—is the perfect vessel for intimacies. In this course, we will study poems that enact care, joy, and/or humor by writers such as Tiana Clark, Megan Fernandes, and Sharon Olds. We'll also investigate the difficulty of defining intimacy and the intimate self when social structures complicate both. Through prompts inspired by these works, we'll generate and share our own poems that chart ideas of love and relation.

Registration dates: 

August 7: Scholarship Donation Day

August 8: Member registration opens at 10:30 am

August 15: General registration opens at 10:30 am

August 21: Last day of Early Bird pricing

Taneum Bambrick

Taneum Bambrick

she/they

Taneum Bambrick is the author of Intimacies, Received (Copper Canyon Press, Sept 27th 2022) and Vantage, winner of the APR/Honickman First Book Award (American Poetry Review 2019). She received support from Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, Sewanee Writers' Conference, and Vermont Studio Center. A 2020 Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, she is currently a Dornsife Fellow in the PhD program at the University of Southern California. Her work appears in The New YorkerThe NationAcademy of American PoetsPEN, and elsewhere. 

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