Classes & Workshops: Poetry

All our classes meet at the home of the IWC located in the Circle City Industrial Complex unless otherwise noted in the workshop listing.
  • Making Hybrid Home: Online Workshop!

    Instructor: Kristine Esser Slentz
    Date: Tuesday, April 7
    Time: 6:00-8:30 p.m.
    Location: Online, using Zoom
    Cost: $63 nonmembers, $40 members, $35 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members

    Come hangout into the world of poetic hybridity! We’ll join Theresa Cha as she studies the body through Korean history by way of wordy images, run into wooden cutouts and words with Erica Hunt and Mark Nowak will show us... learn more

  • Unlearn: Black + Mythology: Online Class!

    Instructor: Chantel Massey
    Date:  Saturday, April 18
    Time:  1:00-4:00 p.m.
    Location: Zoom (virtual workshop)*
    Cost: $75 nonmembers, $48 members, $42 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members

    UnLearn literature classes study the art of language through black literature and art. UnLearn: Black Mythology is an intensive, generative poetry workshop/course on myths, culture, identity and discussions... learn more

  • One Day Writer's Retreat

    Facilitator: Angela Jackson Brown
    Date: Saturday, April 25 (possible date change due to local/state restrictions; check back for more info)
    Time: 9:00-5:30 
    Location: Fall Creek Abbey, 2439 N. Park Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana 46205 (fallcreekabbey.org)
    Cost: Members (no discounts): $79, Nonmembers: $149 *Lunch is not included.
    *Limit 15 participants: 11 spots remaining*


    As you come crawling out of the doldrums of winter, why not give yourself the... learn more

  • The Everyday Poem: Online Class!

    Instructor: Nick Reading
    Date:  Sunday, April 26
    Time: 1:00-4:00 p.m.
    Location: Zoom (virtual workshop)*
    Cost: $75 nonmembers, $48 members, $42 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members

    This workshop will focus on poems that use daily experiences as material. Whether it be an embrace with a partner in the morning, noticing a bee by the hydrangea, or whatever might have made us pause in our busy days, there is almost... learn more

  • Gathering & Holding the Pieces, Letting them Speak

    Instructor: Alessandra Lynch
    Date: Monday, July 27
    Time: 6:30 p.m.- 9:30 p.m.
    Location: IWC
    Cost: $75 nonmembers, $48 members, $42 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members

    In this three hour poetry writing workshop, I will offer a variety of prompts to help you write about difficult, urgent  issues in your life, issues that might have felt shattering to you.

    Part of the workshop will... learn more

  • 2020 Gathering of Writers 2020 Gathering of Writers Instructors: Various

    Rescheduled Date: Saturday, September 26, 2020 
    Time: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Location: Indiana State Library

    Gathering Pricing
    Members: $99, Member + Fiction Intensive/Michael Poore: $149
    Nonmember: $175, Nonmember + Fiction Intensive/Michael Poore $225

    Not a member? Join now to receive significant savings on this program and others.

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