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Danger and Daring: Lyric Essay Workshop with Tyler Mills (via Zoom)

September 23, 2023 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

$130.00
In this two-hour workshop, you will brainstorm, write, and receive verbal feedback on a brand-new lyric essay in the spirit of danger. How can a single sentence become an essay? How can we draw from the pulse of poetry to write nonfiction narrative? And in what ways can the lyric essay as a genre allow us to fling back the curtain from what haunts a scene and approach it face-on? This generative session is open to essayists and poets of all levels.

NB: This class will take place on Zoom and is capped at 12. The link will be sent to the email that you use to register as soon as you reserve a spot. (Please check your spam folder and save the link to your calendar.) It will also be sent to you the day before class for your convenience.

Tyler Mills is the author of The City Scattered (Snowbound Chapbook Award, Tupelo Press 2022), Hawk Parable (Akron Poetry Prize, University of Akron Press 2019), Tongue Lyre (Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award, Southern Illinois University Press 2013), and co-author with Kendra DeColo of Low Budget Movie (Diode Editions Chapbook Prize, Diode Editions 2021). Her nonfiction manuscript, The Bomb Cloud, received a Literature Grant from the Café Royal Foundation NYC and will be published in March 2024. A poet and essayist, her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The Guardian, The New Republic, The Believer, and Poetry, and her essays in AGNI, Brevity, Copper Nickel, and The Rumpus.

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Date:
September 23, 2023
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Cost:
$130.00
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