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Year of Your Book: Poetry Friday Fall Session #1 via Zoom

September 11 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

$370

NB: This a 6-week class meeting on Zoom Fridays 10:30am-1:00pm starting Friday September 11th and ending Friday October 23rd. NO CLASS on Friday October 2nd. 

You have written the first draft of your full-length collection. Now, we need to order all of the poems, decide if there should be sections, revise each of the poems, settle on the title, and most importantly—remove any poems that are not as strong. This series of classes begins at the start of 2020 and goes through the year. A combination of workshopping new and old poems and deep revision, serious critique, deadlines, and mutual support, the goal is to submit to all of the first book prizes and chapbook contests in fall 2020. Participants are encouraged to enroll for every session. New students must email [email protected] with a synopsis of your manuscript and ten pages of poetry before registering. Class is capped at 10 students.

Jennifer Franklin (AB Brown University, MFA Columbia University School of the Arts) is the author of two full collections, most recently No Small Gift (Four Way Books, 2018). Her poetry has been published widely in print and online including Blackbird, Boston Review, New England Review, Gettysburg Review, Guernica, JAMA, Love’s Executive Order, The Nation, Paris Review, Plume, “poem-a-day” on poets.org, Prairie Schooner, and Sixth Finch. Poems from her new manuscript, IF SOME GOD SHAKES YOUR HOUSE, are forthcoming in American Poetry Review and Barrow Street. www.jenniferfranklinpoet.com

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Date:
September 11
Time:
10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Cost:
$370
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Website:
https://www.writerscenter.org/calendar/yoybfridayfall12020/

Venue

Hudson Valley Writers Center
Philipse Manor Station
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 United States
Phone:
914.332.5953
Website:
www.writerscenter.org

Organizer

HVWC
Phone:
914.332.5953
Email:
ask@writerscenter.org
Website:
www.writerscenter.org

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