Poetry Seminar: The Golden Shovel (Online seminar) – Canceled!

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville

Instructor: Joanna Currey $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Session One: Saturday, 8/7/21 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Session Two: Saturday, 8/14/21 | 10:00 am – 11:30 am (Two-part seminar) What is a golden shovel poem, and what inherent meanings might the form carry? What tradition are you participating in when you write one? And […]

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Evening Poetry – Online class

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville

Instructor: John Most $189 Members | $210 Nonmembers Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9/28/21 – 11/18/21 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm In this class, which is open to all poets, we will spend most of our time writing and workshopping new poems. In addition to writing new poems, each week we will look at what different […]

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Daytime Poetry – Online class

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville

Instructor: Erika Howsare $189 Members | $210 Nonmembers Mondays and Wednesdays, 10/4/21 – 11/24/21 | 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm This is a course for students with some experience conceiving and crafting poetic work, though you need not be published. We will refresh our writing practice through new sources of inspiration that help us break […]

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Writing the Body (Online class)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville

Instructor: Laura Kolbe $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers First Session: Sunday, 2/20/22 | 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Second Session: Sunday, 2/27/22 | 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm The human body is perhaps the most abundant source of metaphor and wonderment in poetry. How can we harness this abundance and variety of possibility that the […]

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Evening Poetry (Online class)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville

Instructor: John Most $189 Members | $210 Nonmembers Tuesdays, 1/18/22 – 3/8/22 | 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm In this class, which is open to all poets, we will spend most of our time writing and workshopping new poems. In addition to writing new poems, each week we will look at what different poets do […]

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

Online via Zoom

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 […]

Revising the Pastoral: A Poetry Seminar (online seminar)

Online via Zoom

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 […]

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Evening Poetry (in-person class)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville

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, […]

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Voice and Place in Poetry (online seminar series) – Seminar Full!

Online via Zoom

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 […]