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Following the Thread: Writing into the Poetry Manuscript (online seminar)

May 7, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

Annie Kim and Chloe Martinez

Instructor: Annie Kim and Chloe Martinez
$60 Members | $65 Nonmembers
Saturday, 5/7/22 | 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)

Wondering how to develop a book-length poetry manuscript? And how to get it published? In this seminar we’ll share tips for generating material for a collection, discovering patterns and arcs in your emerging manuscript, sequencing individual poems within the larger book, and—last but not least—how to submit manuscripts to presses without going crazy. If you think you might be working toward a chapbook or full-length manuscript and want a collaborative space to share ideas, this seminar is for you!

Annie Kim is a poet, educator, and former attorney. Eros, Unbroken (2020), her second collection, is the winner of the 2019 Washington Prize and the 2021 Library of Virginia Literary Award in Poetry and was a finalist for the 2020 Foreword INDIES Poetry Book of the Year. Into the Cyclorama, her debut collection, won the Michael Waters Poetry Prize (Southern Indiana Review Press, 2016). Kim’s poems have appeared in journals such as Beloit Poetry JournalThe Cincinnati Review, Four Way Review, The Kenyon Review, Narrative, Plume and Pleiades. A graduate of Warren Wilson College’s MFA Program for Writers and the recipient of fellowships from the Virginia Center for Creative Arts and Hambidge Center, Kim works at the University of Virginia School of Law as the Assistant Dean for Public Service. She teaches law students about public interest lawyering and writes essays for DMQ Review.

Chloe Martinez is a poet and a scholar of South Asian religions. She is the author of the collection Ten Thousand Selves (The Word Works) and the chapbook Corner Shrine (Backbone Press). Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in AGNI, Ploughshares, Prairie Schooner, Shenandoah and elsewhere. She works at Claremont McKenna College. See more at www.chloeAVmartinez.com.

Registration for this seminar is closed. 


May 7, 2022
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Annie Kim
Chloe Martinez