Classes

Poetry

  • Term: Summer 2022
  • Start Date: July 18, 2022
  • End Date: July 22, 2022
  • Day of Week: Friday, Monday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday
  • Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Level: Open to all levels
  • Audience: Youth
  • Location: Online
  • Availability: Yes

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Visual Poetry Scribes, 9-12th grade

In this half-day camp, students will spend each day learning about and practicing a different type of traditional visual poetry form. Students will be challenged to consider and experiment with line breaks, lettering, collage, page space, and other design elements. This camp will be facilitated by Meredith Arena, a published writer and educator.

This camp is for students entering 9th-12th grade in Fall 2022 and will take place online using Zoom and Google Classroom.

Scholarships are available by application. Questions? Please email youth@hugohouse.org.

Meredith Arena

Meredith Arena

she/her or they/them

Meredith Arena is a queer writer and interdisciplinary teaching artist from New York City with 18 years of teaching experience with youth ages 5-15, both in afterschool and school-day arts integration. She likes to challenge authority, play theater games, garden, draw and wander. Her work can be found in various journals including Longleaf Review, Entropy, Lunch Ticket and Peatsmoke. She holds an MFA in creative writing and a Certificate in the Teaching of Creative Writing from Antioch University Los Angeles.

She hopes her students tune into their inherent creativity so they can access it when they most need it.