Sweetbitter: Poems of Love, Longing, and the Exquisite Pain (ZOOM) [Leila Chatti]

Time: - - - PT
Capacity: seat
Member Price: $261.00
General Price: $290.00

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This class will take place via video-conferencing (Zoom), Pacific Time.

Desire: the unmanageable creature. How do we begin to write about this unwieldy feeling? How do we look clearly and closely at our deepest loves and sharpest pains? In this workshop, we will push beyond fears of sentimentality and melodrama to write poems engaging with both sides of love — the sweet and the bitter. Using poems by Linda Gregg, Louise Glück, Li-Young Lee, Richard Siken, Tiphanie Yanique, and more, we will examine ways to “manage” the fiercest feelings in our own work, while writing poems that are alive, honest, and unflinching.

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