Creating the Space for New Poems to Emerge: A Free Poetry Workshop via Zoom

Creating the Space for New Poems to Emerge: A Free Poetry Workshop via Zoom

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Sarah Stern

Creating the Space for New Poems to Emerge: Is It Possible to Make the Ordinary Extraordinary?
A Free Poetry Workshop (Virtual)

Personal experiences are often the subjects of poems, and yet the poems manage to escape those confines and live anew on the page. Explore contemporary poets whose work illustrates these tensions and resolutions and become inspired with other poets in an encouraging and lively workshop. Participants will read and discuss selected poems and then receive prompts to write, share, and discuss their own work. Beginning, emerging, and seasoned poets are encouraged to attend. This workshop is meant for those looking for a supportive community of writers who wish to bring their writing to the next level.

Sarah Stern is the author of We Have Been Lucky in the Midst of Misfortune, But Today is Different, and Another Word for Love. She is a recipient of a 2019 and 2018 Pushcart Prize nomination and a five-time winner of the Bronx Council on the Arts BRIO Poetry Award.  She is on the faculty of New York Writers Workshop.  You can see more of her work at

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