Poetry and Its Forms: Learn the Rules, Then Break Them via Zoom

Poetry and Its Forms: Learn the Rules, Then Break Them via Zoom

Winter
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252.00
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288.00
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Sarah Stern

In this workshop you will learn about some key forms of poetry and have the chance to work on your own. What are the rules of the cento, ghazal, ekphrastic, haibun, haiku, and sonnet? What makes a free verse poem? Can you create your own form? Learn the rules and then break them in this interactive and supportive six-session workshop.

Each week you will study and read examples of different poetry forms and then write your own poems with prompts. You will have the opportunity to share your work and receive feedback. Beginning, emerging, and seasoned poets are welcome. This workshop is meant for those looking for an encouraging community of writers who wish to bring their writing to the next level.

Please register in advance and the program link and discussion materials will be sent to you. Class size limited to ten.

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. Learn more at https://sarahstern.me/.

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