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Generating Great Work with Rachel M. Simon

Date and Time: 
June 26, 2012 - 6:00PM to 8:30PM
July 10, 2012 - 6:00PM to 8:30PM
July 17, 2012 - 6:00PM to 8:30PM
July 24, 2012 - 6:00PM to 8:30PM
July 31, 2012 - 6:00PM to 8:30PM
August 7, 2012 - 6:00PM to 8:30PM
Event Location: 
Conference Room

Through close readings of contemporary poems, students will fill their notebooks with new work culminating in a ten-poem chapbook. The class will evaluate what makes poems successful and borrow those strategies to improve each participant's work. We will also devote time to publication strategies and how to most effectively send poems to magazines, journals and contests.

Rachel M. Simon is the author of the poetry collection Theory of Orange, winner of the Transcontinental Prize, and the chapbook Marginal Road. She teaches writing, gender studies, and film courses at SUNY Purchase College, Pace University and Bedford Hills Correctional Facility.

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