Classes

Poetry, Reading

  • Term: Winter 2023
  • Start Date: January 22, 2023
  • End Date: February 12, 2023
  • Day of Week: Sunday
  • Time: 1:10pm - 3:10pm PT
  • Level: Advanced
  • Audience: Adult
  • Location: Online
  • Availability: Yes
  • Public Price: $240.00
  • Member Price: $216.00

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Reading and Writing the Long Poem

This class for intermediate and advanced students will analyze, question, and take inspiration from long poems. Students will read, discuss, and create new works informed by long poems including sequence poems, epic poems, and book-length poems. Elements of narrative, allusion, repetition, pattern, distance, and perspective will inform our engagement with writing long. Students can expect to spend time engaging in literary analysis, discussion, and generative writing. Readings: Sze, Rankine, Wright, Carson, Pico.

Registration dates:

December 5: Scholarship Donation Day (Learn more.)

December 6: Member registration opens

December 13: General registration opens

Laura Da’

Laura Da’

she/her

Laura Da’ is a poet and teacher. A lifetime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Da’ studied creative writing at the University of Washington and The Institute of American Indian Arts. Da’ is Eastern Shawnee. She is a recipient of fellowships from the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation, Artist Trust, Hugo House, and the Jack Straw Writers Program. Her first book, Tributaries, won the 2016 American Book Award. Her newest book is Instruments of the True Measure (University of Arizona Press, 2018). Go to www.laurada.com for more information.

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