Writing alongside Local Poets: Choi, Mangold, Wong, and Zaher [Deborah Woodard]
All Levels | We’ll read and write poems inspired by the work of four contemporary poets particularly concerned with community and exile; self and world; wounds and resilience. Weekly prompts and read-arounds of participants’ poems. Feedback from instructor. Required Texts: DMZ Colony by Don Mee Choi (Wave Books, 2020); Giraffes of Devotion by Sarah Mangold (Kore Press, 2016); Over Pour by Jane Wong (Action Books, 2016); and The Consequences of my Body by Maged Zaher (Nightboat Books, 2016).