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Intermediate Poetry Workshop: Your Craft

Intermediate. We will delve into specific elements of craft with the goal of learning more about who we are as poets. This class includes intensive readings, prompts, discussions, and workshops. We will explore concepts such as Lorca’s duende, Bly’s deep image, and Sharif’s poetics of proximity. This workshop seeks to further develop, critique, and strengthen long-term poetic endeavors. When someone asks us the question “what do you write about?” (and they always will), how will we respond?

Beginning Fall 2021, we will be adding select in-person classes back to our course catalog. The majority of our classes will still be offered via Zoom.

If a class says IN-PERSON in its title, it will take place in person at our permanent home in Seattle.

If a class says ASYNCHRONOUS in its title, it will take place on Wet Ink, our asynchronous learning platform.

If a class does not have a marker after its title, it will take place via Zoom.

Instructor: Jane Wong

Class Type: 6 Sessions

Start Date: 05/15/2017

No Class On: 5/29/2017

End Date: 06/26/2017

Days of the Week: Monday

Time: 7:10 pm – 9:10 pm PDT

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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$295.00 General Price:

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Jane Wong

Jane Wong is the author of How to Not Be Afraid of Everything (Alice James, 2021) and Overpour (Action Books, 2016). Her poems and essays can be found in places such as Best American Nonrequired Reading 2019, Best American Poetry 2015, American Poetry Review, POETRY, Virginia Quarterly Review, McSweeney's, and Ecotone. A Kundiman fellow, she is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize and fellowships and residencies from Harvard's Woodberry Poetry Room, the U.S. Fulbright Program, Artist Trust, the Fine Arts Work Center, Hedgebrook, Willapa Bay, the Jentel Foundation, and others. She is an Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Western Washington University.

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