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Poetic Prose and the Prose Poem with Barbara Henning

Barbara Henning, Poetry Workshops
Date and Time: 
February 25, 2012 - 11:30AM to 2:00PM
March 3, 2012 - 11:30AM to 2:00PM
March 10, 2012 - 11:30AM to 2:00PM
March 17, 2012 - 11:30AM to 2:00PM
March 24, 2012 - 11:30AM to 2:00PM
March 31, 2012 - 11:30AM to 2:00PM
Event Location: 
Conference Room

Which of us, in his ambitious moments, has not dreamed of the miracle of a poetic prose? (Baudelaire) The prose poem is a border genre particularly suited to tracing/guiding consciousness. This workshop will explore poetic possibilities while writing five works in prose and also reading poetry and poetics from some 20th century poetic movements—Imagism, Surrealism, Objectivism, Projective Verse and the New York School.

Barbara Henning is the author of three novels and seven books of poetry. Her most recent books are Cities & Memory, Thirty Miles from Rosebud and Looking Up Harryette Mullen. She teaches at Naropa University and Long Island University in Brooklyn.

Event Sponsored By: 
Poets House
Event Type: 
Workshops, Master Classes and Residencies