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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.


Revisiting Homer’s Odyssey

In this generative writing weekend, we treat the Odyssey as an opportunity to explore contemporary concerns about power and identity.


Writing the Urban Landscape: The Poetry of New York City

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.