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May 2022

Evening Poetry (in-person class)

May 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 1, 2022

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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James Cole

Instructor: James Cole $189 Members | $210 Nonmembers Wednesdays, 4/13/22 – 6/1/22 | 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Before signing up for this in-person class, please read the following statement about requirements to enroll: All students must be fully vaccinated, provide WriterHouse staff with proof of vaccination, be willing to wear a mask at all times during class, and be prepared to transition to a virtual platform in the event of significant Covid-19 upticks or inclement weather. No refunds will be issued if…

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Revising the Pastoral: A Poetry Seminar (online seminar)

May 20 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Abdul Ali

Instructor: Abdul Ali $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Friday, 5/20/22 | 2:30 – 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) “Art urges voyages - and it is easier to stay at home.” --Gwendolyn Brooks The “Pastoral” poetic tradition offers much for the contemporary poet–how to retreat from the busyness of modernity. As cliche as it may sound: less really is more. There is virtue in simplicity. Less email, more time communing with nature, observing its beauty.  I would like to invite you to…

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July 2022

Voice and Place in Poetry (online seminar series) – only 3 spots left!

July 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until July 16, 2022

Nathaniel "Neil" Perry

Instructor: Neil Perry $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Saturdays, 7/9/22 and 7/16/22 | 10:00-11:30 a.m. Eastern Time There's been a lot said about writing about place, about how a place is figured in our writing, and what it means to really invite the whole of a place into a poem. But what, also, about the way that place affects the writer and the writer's voice on the page? This seminar will investigate that relationship from both directions by reading and discussing…

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