Classes & Workshops: Poetry

Please note: Most of our classes now meet at the new home of the IWC located in the Circle City Industrial ComplexThe ones that do not will list the alternate location in the class description.
  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning: Giving Voice to Convictions

    Instructor: Joyce Brinkman
    Date: Sunday, October 13
    Time:  1:30–4:30 p.m.
    Location: IWC
    Cost: $85.95 nonmembers, $58.95 members, $52.95 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members
    *Cost includes a copy of the book

    Join Indiana Poet Laureate Emerita for a discussion and writing workshop using her new book of Elizabeth Barrett Browning poems in the Literary Portals to Pray series. Discussion will focus on three Browning poems and their accompanying scriptures from the modern, and... learn more

  • Sport Literate: Honest Reflections on Life’s Leisurely Diversions

    Instructor: Bill Meiners & Nick Reading
    Date:  Saturday, October 26
    Time:  9 a.m.–12 p.m.
    Location: IWC
    Cost: $75 nonmembers, $48 members, $42 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members

    Join editor-in-chief, Bill Meiners, and poetry editor, Nick Reading, for a day of reading, writing, and editing. In this workshop we will look at the tradition of writing about sport in literature. With a focus on creative nonfiction and poems, we will use the literary journal... learn more

  • Becoming and Unbecoming: Exploring our moving narratives

    Instructor: Manon Voice
    Date:  Saturday, October 26
    Time:  1–4 p.m.
    Location: IWC
    Cost: $75 nonmembers, $48 members, $42 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members

    We all have our narratives, the ongoing story we tell ourselves and others about ourselves. These narratives shape our paradigmatic worldview and perhaps even dictate the everyday decisions we make. It can be fascinating, insightful, challenging and perhaps even transformative to look at our narratives and explore what and who... learn more

  • Surrealism & The Fun We’ll Have

    Instructor: Nick Reading
    Date:  Tuesday, October 29
    Time:  6:00 – 9:00 p.m
    Location: IWC
    Cost: $75 nonmembers, $48 members, $42 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members

    Andre Breton defines surrealism in Le Manifesto du Surrealisme (1924) as: "Pure psychic automatism by which it is intended to express, either verbally or in writing, the true function of thought. Thought dictated in the absence of all control exerted by reason, and outside all aesthetic or... learn more


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