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Poetry III

This class will build upon craft learned in Poetry I and II. Students can expect close readings of mentor texts from a wide range of contemporary poets, advanced forms and prompts, discussions of poetic techniques and workshops of participants’ poems. We will also explore craft issues, advanced generative techniques like poetic sequences and research, as well as different approaches to revision and publishing, all with an eye towards strengthening your poetic practice and building a strong body of work.

Instructor: Quenton Baker

Class Type: 10 Sessions

Term: Winter 2018

Start Date: 01/18/2018

No Class On: 3/8/2018

End Date: 03/29/2018

Days of the Week: Thursday

Time: 7:10 pm – 9:10 pm

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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Quenton Baker

Quenton Baker is a poet and educator from Seattle. His current focus is the fact of blackness in American society. His work has appeared in Jubilat, Vinyl, Apogee, Pinwheel, Poetry Northwest, The James Franco Review, and Cura and in the anthologies Measure for Measure: An Anthology of Poetic Meters and It Was Written: Poetry Inspired by Hip-Hop. He has an MFA in Poetry from the University of Southern Maine and is a two-time Pushcart Prize nominee. He was a 2015-2016 Made at Hugo House fellow and is the recipient of a James W. Ray Venture Project award from Artist Trust. He is the author of This Glittering Republic (Willow Books, 2016).

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