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All Levels | Come spend some time with the authors at the heart of the contemporary avant-garde. In this generative reading class, we’ll examine some of the women leading the forefront of the experimental poetry scene. We’ll take into account the materiality of words on pages, books as physical objects, writers as people rooted in the world. We’ll interrogate the poetics of race, gender, sex, love, death, violence, and translation. We’ll even question the very foundations of poetry, and what makes something “poetic.”
Eve Yuen received her MFA in poetry from Cornell University, where she also taught for three years. Her interests are in book length poems, philosophy of language, and the history of the avant-garde. She is at work on a book about light and a book about trans poetics. Her poems have appeared in The Seattle Review, TAB: The Journal of Poetry and Poetics, and other publications. She lives and writes in Seattle.