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YoYB Poetry: Wednesday Winter/Spring Session #3 with Jennifer Franklin (via Zoom)

April 6 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

$310.00 – $370.00

This a 6-week class meeting on Zoom, Wednesdays 12:30pm-3:00pm, starting Wednesday April 6th and ending Wednesday May 11th. 

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 2022 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 2022. Participants are encouraged to enroll for every six-week 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 third book, IF SOME GOD SHAKES YOUR HOUSE will be published by Four Way Books in March 2023. She has taught poetry workshops and manuscript revision at HVWC for the past nine years. She also teaches in the Manhattanville MFA Program. Her poetry has been published widely in print and online including in American Poetry Review, Barrow Street, Beloit, Bennington Review, 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 Rhino. She is the recipient of a 2021 Cafe Royal Cultural Foundation Grant in Literature and a 2021 NYFA/ City Artist Corps Grant in Poetry. For more information, please visit her website at www.jenniferfranklinpoet.com


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April 6
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
$310.00 – $370.00
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