Intro to Poetry Writing
Blending lecture, written exercises, and feedback on work from the Poet-In-Residence and your peers, this workshop provides our students with a firm grounding in all the basics of poetry writing. Participants in this workshop will:
Our Intro to Poetry Writing workshop is for anyone interested in learning about how to write poetry or anyone who wants to brush up on fundamentals. This is a great opportunity for you if:
- Meet weekly with our Poet-in-Residence
- Write two-six poems
- Participate in lectures on basic poetry craft and components
- Participate in writing exercises
- Present work for critique (two times)
There is no previous experience or education required to take our Intro course. This is a great opportunity for beginners, but modeled for writers who have never taken a poetry workshop before.
- You’re sure what type of writing you want to do
- You’re brand new to writing or just getting back to it
- You’re seeking a low-pressure, collegial environment
- $350 per student per 8-week workshop (Only $43.75 per student per class)
- Members receive a 10% discount
- 8-week intensive workshop that meets for 1.5 hours each week
- Classes are held at 7pm Tuesday nights (7pm to 8:30pm)
- Classes begin soon
- To be announced
- Please note: these workshops are given by the Poetry Center of Chicago, an independent non-profit organization, and are not affiliated with the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
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