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May 2021

Advanced Poetry Workshop: Poetry as Anchor – Ongoing class

May 12 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 12, 2021

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Joanna Currey $189 Members | $210 Nonmembers Wednesdays, 3/24/21 – 5/12/21 | 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm This class will focus primarily on sharing and workshopping participant writing. It will also include close reading and analysis of the kinds of poems we keep coming back to—poems that are bright lights in times of trouble and poems that serve as anchors throughout every season of life. This class will include prompts based on the readings and opportunities for participants to…

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The Poet’s Mythos

May 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until July 7, 2021

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: James Cole $150 Members | $165 Nonmembers Mondays and Wednesdays, 5/31/21 – 7/7/21 | 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Every writer develops their own motifs, themes, and unique voice, but sometimes these elements aren’t obvious. In this class, we will focus on the emotional and narrative threads interwoven throughout each student’s work. We will use workshops, close readings, and personal critique to better bolster our understanding of the poetry we produce. This will be coupled with experimental writing exercises…

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June 2021

Daytime Poetry: Advanced Poetry Workshop (only 1 spot left!)

June 9 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 14, 2021

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Chet'la Sebree $150 Members | $165 Nonmembers Wednesdays, 6/9/21 – 7/14/21 | 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm In this advanced poetry workshop, we'll work on further developing our voices as poets through discussions, workshops, and close readings of poems. Students will walk away from the class with a clearer sense of their individual practices as poets. By Wednesday, May 26, students registered for the workshop will be required to submit a short packet of poems (3-5 pages) and read…

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Quatrains: A Workshop (only 3 spots left!)

June 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on June 20, 2021 at 1:00 pm

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Neil Perry $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Session One: Sunday, June 13, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Session Two: Sunday, June 20, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm In this workshop we'll do a deep dive into the quatrain - what does it mean to write in these stanzas?  Where have they taken poetry in the past?  What can we do with them?  We'll talk about, of course, formal considerations, but also some more philosophical ones.  Participants will produce original…

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