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Moving Mountains: Writing Epistolary Poems to Self, Others & the World with Joan Kwon Glass (via Zoom)

January 22 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm


The epistolary poem can be a unique & effective vessel to freedom: freedom to write what we have feared to say, freedom to address the mountains inside and outside of ourselves. Joan Kwon Glass, author of NIGHT SWIM, will share epistolary poems by poets such as Lucille Clifton, Victoria Chang, Danez Smith, D.H. Lawrence & more, and lead students in generating their own using original writing prompts.

NB: This class is taught on Zoom and is capped at 15 students. You will get a zoom link as soon as you register to the email you use to enroll (check your spam) and again the day before as a reminder. Please read all the course policies before registering for any of the classes. email [email protected] with questions.

Joan Kwon Glass is the Korean American author of NIGHT SWIM (2022), winner of the Diode Editions Book Contest. She serves as Editor-in-Chief for Harbor Review, as a Brooklyn Poets Mentor, & poet laureate of Milford, CT. Joan’s work has won or been finalist for several prizes including the Pushcart Prize, Sundress Anthology Best of the Net, the Subnivean Award & the Lumiere Review Award. Joan’s poems have been published or are forthcoming in Hayden’s Ferry Review, Prairie Schooner, Asian American Writer’s Workshop (The Margins), RHINO, Rattle, Dialogist & elsewhere. Please see her website at www.joankwonglass.com.


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January 22
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Hudson Valley Writers Center
Philipse Manor Station
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 United States
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