Daytime Poetry: Addiction, Family, and the Unrecognizable – CANCELLED

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Joanna Currey $189 Members | $210 Nonmembers Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1/12/21 – 3/4/21 | 11:00 am - 12:15 pm “I liked Hell, / I liked to go there alone” writes Marie Howe in “Magdalene: The Addict,” a line that seems to come from the psyche of a person both keenly self-aware and utterly emotionally […]

Advanced Poetry Workshop: Poetry as Anchor – Ongoing class

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

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 […]

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

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

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 […]

Getting to Know Your Poetic Voice: A Writing Intensive (ongoing online class) – Registration Closed

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Joanna Currey $150 Members | $165 Nonmembers Mondays, 7/18/22 – 8/29/22 | 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time What makes an artist or a piece of art “successful”? What do we actually mean when we talk about someone’s “artistic vision” or “unique voice”? And how do you talk about your own poetic voice? In […]

Reimagining Spiritual Narratives Through Poetry (online seminar series)

Online

Instructor: Joanna Currey $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Saturdays 6/24/23 & 7/1/23 | 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. ET Every religion comes with foundational stories that shape its character and the culture of its adherents. Sometimes these stories are used to inspire and uplift, and sometimes they are used to manipulate and harm. For centuries, artists […]