This generative weekend is the first of ongoing series that will focus on global urban centers and the poets who have captured their essence. In this session, we will explore poems set in New York City, exploring a variety of eras and perspectives.
The Frost Place
The Nation as Muse: Learning from 20th-Century Polish Poets
In this generative writing weekend, we will focus on the work of three great 20th-century Polish poets: Czeslaw Milosz, Wislawa Szymborska, and Zbigniew Herbert.
Revisiting Homer’s Odyssey
In this generative writing weekend, we treat the Odyssey as an opportunity to explore contemporary concerns about power and identity.
Learning from Nina Simone (Session 3)
Session Three of Learning from Nina Simone: An Introductory Chapbook Seminar
Learning from Nina Simone (Session 2)
Second Session of Learning from Nina Simone: An Introductory Chapbook Seminar
Learning from Nina Simone: An Introductory Chapbook Seminar
Using Simone’s debut album as our touchstone, we’ll consider how our individual poems can work together to create a web of themes, and we’ll experiment with ways to create dramatic movement and variety within those themes.
Work Songs: Poems of Labor and Struggle
This generative writing weekend will center around poems that deal with the themes of work and struggle.