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All levels. This class will focus on the work of two major American women poets: Gwendolyn Brooks and Alice Notley. Between them, we’ll explore a range of approaches from formal to experimental verse with a focus on narrative strategies for exploring history, culture, and myth, often from the perspective of the dispossessed. Weekly readings and writing prompts. Required texts: Blacks by Gwendolyn Brooks; Culture of One and Songs and Stories of the Ghouls by Alice Notley.
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: 10 SessionsPoetry
Start Date: 09/23/2017
No Class On: 11/25/2017
End Date: 12/02/2017
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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Deborah Woodard's first full-length collection, Plato's Bad Horse, appeared in 2006 (Bear Star Press). Her new collection, Borrowed Tales, was recently published by Stockport Flats.