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Monday Night Poetry Workshop: Cathedral of Deadbolts: Unlocking Poems on Self & Family with Joan Kwon Glass (via Zoom)
January 23, 2023 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm$320.00
How can we challenge ourselves to dig deep when it comes to the complexities of identity, our memories and family histories? What connections can we draw between our histories, current realities, possible futures and the world at large? In this generative workshop series, we will draw inspiration from science, news articles, memoir, fiction & works of art alongside poets who have revolutionized writing on identity–visionaries who changed the way that we read and offer us keys to our cathedrals of deadbolts. Instructor will also offer written feedback on individual poems following each week’s class. Readings will include Walt Whitman, Natalie Diaz, Suji Kwock Kim, Tiana Clark, Anne Sexton, Kaveh Akbhar, Franny Choi & many others.
*”Cathedral of deadbolts” comes from the poem “Letter From My Heart to My Brain” by Rachel McKibbens
NB: This is the six week- Winter/spring session 1 class of Monday Night Poetry starting on January 23rd and ending on Monday March 6th. This workshop will be capped at 12 and taught on Zoom. Scholarship applications will be available on Submittable on November 15th and due on December 15th. Please read all course policies before enrolling for any of HVWC’s classes.
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, Dialogist & elsewhere. Please see her website at www.joankwonglass.com.