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2:30 am

Writing in the Age of Loneliness: Eco-Literature & the Writer’s Task with Nickole Brown

September 29 @ 2:30 am - 4:30 pm
Hudson Valley Writers Center, Philipse Manor Station
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 United States
$100 9 tickets left

We are now in the throes of a sixth mass extinction of plants and animals. Some call it the Antropocene, but biologist E.O. Wilson said it may be called by scientists and poets alike the Eremozoic, meaning “The Age of Loneliness.” If we take the worries of climate change and habitat destruction seriously—and in this […]

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12:30 pm

Blah, Blah, Love: Pushing Past Clichés in Love Poems with Jessica Jacobs

September 29 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Hudson Valley Writers Center, Philipse Manor Station
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 United States

So much of our self-definition rests on who we love and desire, as well as all those loves lost. But when trying to translate those honest sentences—"I love you," "I want you"—into a poem, so much of the meaning is lost in the sad static of cliché and unearned sentimentality. Drawing on the poems of […]

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