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All students new to The Writers Studio NYC start with Level I. Since we approach teaching with our own method and vocabulary, even experienced writers with publications and/or MFAs will find plenty that is new and challenging in Level I. Our short weekly exercises are designed to stimulate students’ imaginations while also teaching a lot of nuts-and-bolts...
Tuesday Jan 28th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm(8 sessions)
“Poetry is liberative language,” wrote Adrienne Rich. “Poems are not a luxury,” argued Audre Lorde. How can we understand these claims about the intersection of poetry and politics? This course delves into the lives and works of Rich and Lorde, as we explore their respective poetic oeuvres. To Rich and Lorde, liberation was a through-line...
Tuesday Jan 28th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm(4 sessions)
Find new paths into writing and surprise yourself with where it is possible to go. Poetry Heat is generative. You will write a poem every week and connect to language and experience in unexpected ways. We will do this through quietly playful exercises, often involving objects, artwork, or idiosyncratic texts, to evoke links to your own strongly charged...
Wednesday Feb 5th, 7pm - 9pm(8 sessions)
If you have a pile of poems that you feel ready to shape into a manuscript (either full-length or chapbook), this workshop will present strategies for that process. We consider aspects of sequencing poems, including weaving, arcing, leaping and linking. We work on titles, sections and how to create thematic currents and coherence, paying...
Thursday Feb 20th, 6:30pm - 9pm(8 sessions)
“April is the cruelest month,” writes T.S. Eliot in the opening lines of The Waste Land (1922), “breeding Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing Memory and desire.” What does modern poetry remember, and what does modern poetry want? This course, an introduction to the exhilarating, maddening, and strange experiments of twentieth-century...
Thursday Mar 5th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm(4 sessions)
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