Amanda Reavey is the author of Marilyn (The OS, 2015), winner of the 2017 Best Book Award in Creative Writing: Poetry from the Association for Asian American Studies.
Currently, Amanda is a Poetry Fellow at Black Earth Institute and a PhD student studying Creative Writing: Poetry at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
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Explore reading and writing various forms of poetry inspired by the visual arts as well as poetry that is in some way visual itself with instructor Amanda Ngoho Reavey. For the first part of class, we’ll get inspired by reading and discussing essays on craft and works by other poets, such as Tom Philipps, Cecilia Vicuña, Apollinaire, and responding to prompts. For the second part of class, we’ll workshop drafts of our own new poems with mindfulness and compassion. You will leave the workshop with drafts of new poems, thoughtful feedback and tips for revision. This class is open to all writing levels. Registration for this course is limited to twelve participants.
Dates: 8 Tuesdays, September 21 through November 9
Time: 6pm – 8pm