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Visual Poetry (and Prose)

Language can live a very different sort of life when it exists with, or in, a visual-arts realm. A few examples from such leading practitioners as Tom Phillips, Bianca Stone, and John Ashbery will be presented to jump-start your imagination in this direction. Then, augmented by your words and other graphic materials, we will make visual/verbal collage pieces out of old book pages. Bring drafts of your own writing to mine for text-art.

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.

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

Instructor: Nance Van Winckel

Class Type: 1 Session

Start Date: 05/02/2015

Days of the Week: Saturday

Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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Nance Van Winckel

Nance Van Winckel’s newest books are Ever Yrs., a novel in the form of a scrapbook and Pacific Walkers, her sixth collection of poems, a finalist for the 2014 Washington State Book Awards (U. of Washington Press, 2013). She is on the MFA faculty of Vermont College of Fine Arts and a Professor Emerita in Eastern Washington University. Her new “altered” visual-poetry book will be out in 2016 with Pleiades Press.

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