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The Persona Poem: Craft Talk and Workshop with Kathleen Winter (via Zoom)
September 26 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm$124
Kathleen Winter is a California-based writer who grew up in Texas. She’s the author of three award-winning poetry collections: Transformer (2020), judge’s prize for the Hilary Tham Collection at The Word Works; I will not kick my friends, winner of the Elixir Prize; and Nostalgia for the Criminal Past, winner of the Antivenom Prize and the Texas Institute of Letters Bob Bush Memorial Award. Her chapbook Cat’s Tongue is forthcoming in 2022 from Texas Review Press. Kathleen’s poems and short fiction are forthcoming or have appeared in The New Republic, The New Statesman, Poetry London, Five Points, Agni, Cincinnati Review, Colorado Review, Prairie Schooner, and Michigan Quarterly Review. She was granted fellowships by Sewanee Writers’ Conference, Dora Maar House, James Merrill House, Cill Rialaig Project and Vermont Studio Center. Her awards include the Poetry Society of America The Writer Magazine/Emily Dickinson Award, the Rochelle Ratner Memorial Prize, and the Ralph Johnston Fellowship at University of Texas’s Dobie Paisano Ranch. Kathleen teaches creative writing at Sonoma State University and Santa Rosa Junior College, and is an associate editor for the journal 32 Poems. Kathleen lives in rural Sonoma County with her husband and their tremendous dog.
Scholarships are available for this course. For more information on how to apply (fall applications are due August 15, 2021) visit our Scholarships page.