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Exploring New Poems with Amy Holman (via Zoom)
January 20 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm$370.00
This class is designed to inspire and support poets who want to return to writing, try new ideas, and refine their voices, whether for their own pleasure or to share with the public through readings and publication. It is open to beginning and emerging poets. The new poems in this class are both those you will write and those we will read from literary journals and poetry books. Amy Holman will offer any interested students suggestions for publication of their new poems at the end of the six week session, although interest in publication is neither the focus nor a requirement for taking this class.
This class series will be taught via Zoom. It will begin on Thursday, January 20 and meet for six consecutive Thursdays, ending on Thursday, February 24. The Zoom link will be emailed at the time of registration (please check spam) and again on the day before the class session begins. Please email [email protected] with any questions.
Amy Holman is the author of Wrens Fly Through This Opened Window (Somondoco Press, 2010), and Wait for Me, I’m Gone, winner of the 2004 Dream Horse Press Annual Poetry Chapbook Prize. Poems have also been in The Best American Poetry 1999, The Westchester Review, Gargoyle, Failbetter, Barrow Street, American Letters & Commentary, and online at Archaeology Magazine. She has been a guest poet for The Masters School 10th grade trip to the Ossining Weir, The Hudson School 7th & 8th graders in Hoboken, and the Putnam County Arts Council poetry workshop. As a literary consultant she’s been a guest speaker at colleges, universities, conferences and literary centers, including annually at the Bread Loaf Conference since 1995. Her essays have appeared in magazine columns, anthologies, and literary journals. As of 2020, she is one of the new poetry editors at The Westchester Review. She lives in Brooklyn.