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Monday Poetry Night with Justin Wymer (via Zoom)
April 5 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm$370
This is a six- week class, occurring on 6 consecutive Mondays beginning April 5, taught via Zoom.
This class is capped at 11 students. It will be taught via Zoom and the Zoom link will be emailed at the time of workshop registration. (Please check spam / promotions folder to ensure the link is received.) Please write to [email protected] with any questions about this process.
This workshop will be a great opportunity to develop your poems in a supportive and constructive envirornment.
Justin Wymer is a poet, scholar, and educator. Born and raised in southwestern West Virginia, he holds degrees from Harvard University and the Iowa Writers’s Workshop. A winner of the 2012 Captain Jonathan Fay Prize from the Radcliffe Institute for best thesis out of any discipline at Harvard College, Wymer has also received awards and fellowships from Harvard Office for the Arts, University of Iowa, University of Denver, Academy of American Poets, Rockefeller Foundation, and the Spanish Ministry for Culture and Sport.
Wymer’s poems, interviews, translations, and essays have appeared in various journals, including The Adroit Journal, Atlantean Poets, Beecher’s, Boston Review‘s Poet Sampler (intro by Peter Sacks, 20 most-read poems of 2013), Columbia: A Journal of Art and Literature, Conjunctions, Harvard Divinity Bulletin, Kenyon Review, Lana Turner, Manchester Review (UK), Nat. Brut, Poetry Daily, The Rumpus, Souvenir Lit, and THRUSH Poetry Journal, and West Branch, among others. Recent work has appeared or is forthcoming in Foglifter and an anthology on Appalachian labor poetics. Wymer’s debut full-length collection, Deed, won the 2018 Antivenom Poetry Award, chosen by Jennifer Franklin, and was published by Elixir Press in 2019.