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How to Use Enjambment and Line Endings with Sean Singer via Zoom
March 20 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pmFree – $124
When the sense runs over the end of a line, we call the line enjambed, and the practice of enjambment. Reading poetry aloud, we pause slightly at the end of a line, or sometimes raise our voices, or hold the last syllable. These pauses are uneven; when the line is end-stopped the pauses may be longer. But the voice often is the way we know we’re reading poetry and not prose.
This seminar will examine how enjambed lines retain their identity as lines of poetry. It will be taught online using Zoom. Login instructions will be emailed at the time of workshop registration. Please check spam filters or email [email protected] with questions.
The Altman Persons of Color Scholarships are free and given on a first come, first served basis. Please notify us right away if your plans change and you cannot attend the class. We will then reopen the slot so another student may register. The Person of Color Scholarships and the Need Based scholarships are given to writers within the United States only. Thank you in advance for this consideration. NB: Please do not register for more than one scholarship class per month. Thank you.
Sean Singer is the author of Discography (Yale University Press, 2002), winner of the Yale Series of Younger Poets Prize, and the Norma Farber First Book Award from the Poetry Society of America and a Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts; and Honey & Smoke (Eyewear Publishing, 2015). His new collection is forthcoming from Tupelo Press in 2022. Please visit https://www.seansingerpoetry.com.