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CLASS UPDATE: This class will now be taking place online, on Zoom. This has been updated from the print catalog.
All Levels | “There is no happiness like mine. / I have been eating poetry,” writes Mark Strand. We’ll consume a diverse buffet of poems inspired by food and drink, directly and tangentially, then with our own senses, memories, and imaginations we’ll write new work that lingers on the tongue. We’ll look at work by Pablo Neruda, Catullus, Jane Wong, Lidija Dimkovska, Kevin Young, and others, and create our own platter of new drafts. Optional one-on-one conference at the end.
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.
Class Type: 6 SessionsOnline, Poetry
Term: Fall 2021
Start Date: 10/30/2021
No Class On: 11/13/2021; 11/27/2021
End Date: 12/18/2021
Days of the Week: Saturday
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm PDT
Minimum Class Size: 5
Maximum Class Size: 15
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Sierra Nelson is a poet, performer, and installation artist. Her books include forthcoming poetry collection The Lachrymose Report (Poetry Northwest Editions), lyrical choose-your-own-adventure I Take Back the Sponge Cake (Rose Metal Press), and chapbook In Case of Loss (Toadlily). Earning her MFA in Poetry from University of Washington (2002), Nelson is a MacDowell Colony Fellow, Carolyn Kizer Prize winner, Pushcart Prize nominee, and winner of the Carolyn Kizer Prize and Seattle Office of Arts & Culture's CityArtist Grant. She is also co-founder of literary performance groups The Typing Explosion and Vis-à-Vis Society, and president of Seattle's Cephalopod Appreciation Society. For more info: songsforsquid.tumblr.com