One Month From Friday

One month from this Friday, my latest online class for The Loft Literary Center starts.  Here are the details:

Poetry Inspired by Art

06/17/13–08/18/13

Online Classes

You can participate in online classes on your own schedule, day or night, from any computer with Internet access. Just set aside at least two hours a week to participate.

Ages: Adult

Reg $264.00 | Mem $237.60 | Low inc. $264.00

Looking for inspiration for your poetry? This is the class for you! Poets from John Keats to Rita Dove have written poems responding to art. The formal name for this kind of poetry is Ekphrasis. In this class, the emphasis will be on generating new poems. Each week, prompts from various genres of art will be provided. No special knowledge of art is required—students will write whatever the prompt inspires them to write, whether in direct response to the artwork, or in response to their own ideas and experiences brought up by the artwork. Students will generate from 8-16 new poems, give and receive feedback on the first drafts, and get a start on revising.

No class the week of July 4.

One scholarship available, first come-first served.  ( Scholarship has been claimed).

Click HERE to Register and/or apply for scholarship.

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