“Feel unique in roiling solitude? Oh, you are not alone / though you may feel fallen, snow up your nose. Join / with others in your dank reclusion,” writes Sharon Dolin in “A Manual for Living,” a series of self-help poems she has been writing even when she feels like she’s not writing poems.
This workshop is designed to challenge and expand the kinds of poetic strategies students bring to writing poems.
Those writing in traditional forms will be encouraged to incorporate more experimental techniques, such as chance and procedural operations, while experimental writers will be encouraged to explore traditional techniques, such as narrative and form, in theirs.
Manuscript Submission Required
Sharon Dolin is the author of Burn and Dodge and Whirlwind, “a book of wonderful whimsy, grace and bite,” writes Terrance Hayes. She is writer-in-residence at Eugene Lang College and directs the Center for Book Arts Letterpress Poetry Chapbook Competition.
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Advance Poetry: Dolin
First Session: Tue, Feb 17, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9 pm
Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St
Room: N618, Sun Rm, 6th Fl, N Bldg
Price: from $420.00
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