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Prose Poem Revision Class with Sean Singer

April 18 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm


NB: This class is intended as a follow-up class for the students who enrolled in Sean Singer’s Prose Poem Class. New students must email jennifer @writerscenter.org to register.

The prose poem is an oxymoron and a contradiction. It began as a revolutionary genre and remains so. This form can include wide ranges of expression and perception— lyrical to narrative; unity and fragment; expanse and compactness; and surprise without line breaks. This seminar/craft class/workshop will examine a range of examples from Charles Baudelaire to Arthur Rimbaud to Robert Hass to Friederike Mayrocker.

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).


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April 18
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Philipse Manor Station
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 United States