Writing Nature

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Neil Perry Cost: $60 Members | $65 Non-members Saturday, 6/17/17 | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM How do we use the natural world when we write poems? How does it use us?  Is it possible to write a poem that is not 'nature writing' (I say no....)? This seminar will explore the ways poets can use and […]

Revisiting the Sonnet

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Neil Perry $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Saturday, 6/9/18  | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM The sonnet is the room in the house of poetry that just won't go away. It is unassuming - a small bedroom perhaps - yet essential. Why do we still write sonnets? How should you write one? What do they […]

Rhyme (This seminar is full!)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Neil Perry $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers DATE CHANGE: Saturday, 6/29/19 | 10:00 am – 1:30 pm This seminar will investigate the strange topic of rhyme and rhyming.  At once the formal element most readily associated with poetry and the thing most poets first kick out of their tool box, rhyme has a unique and […]

What Are You Reading and What Are You Writing? (Online poetry seminar, only 1 spot left!)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Neil Perry $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Saturday, 6/20/20 | 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm In this moment of unsurety, of staying at home more, of reconsidering the ways we do things, many are turning to their reading for solace, for ideas or for escape. This seminar will tap into the obvious and hopefully […]

Event Series Quatrains: A Workshop (ongoing seminar)

Quatrains: A Workshop (ongoing seminar)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

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 […]

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

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

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 […]

Writing the Unnatural Natural (online seminar series) – This seminar is now full.

Online

Instructor: Neil Perry $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Saturdays 7/15/23 & 7/22/23 |10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. ET In this two-day seminar, we'll explore the way poets and poetry can figure non-traditional natural spaces. The Romantic tradition generally has us chasing butterflies or sitting by singing brooks. But what about the messier places in our world — […]