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.
  • Poetry Revision Workshop

    Instructor: Norm Minnick
    Date: 6 Thursdays: June 13, 20, 27; July 11, 18, 25
    Time: 7-9 p.m.
    Location: IWC
    Cost: $300 nonmembers, $192 members, $168 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members

    Let’s face it: Many of the poems we write simply do not work, no matter how much we tweak and manipulate them. In this workshop, we’ll come to the table with some of our failed attempts (you know: those poems... learn more

  • In the Company of Lot’s Wife: Writing Poems of Remembering and Witness

    Instructor:  Shari Wagner
    Date: Saturday, June 15
    Time: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
    Location: IWC
    Cost: $75 nonmembers, $48 members, $42 student members/teacher members /senior members/military members

    Genesis 19 tells the story of Lot’s Wife who turns to see the destruction of Sodom and becomes a pillar of salt. Did she look back in disobedience or out of compassion? What is our responsibility to bear witness? What are the consequences when... learn more

  • Indiana Writers Center Women’s Writing Retreat Indiana Writers Center Women’s Writing Retreat

    Facilitator: Angela Jackson Brown
    Dates: Friday, July 12 – Sunday July 14|
    Time: Check-in 1 p.m. on Friday, 7/12. Check-out in the afternoon on Sunday, 7/14. All meals are included.
    Location: Oakwood Retreat Center, 3801 S 575 E Rd, Selma, IN 47383 (www.discoveroakwood.org/)
    Cost:
    Member price - $450 (Save $35 if you purchase your registration before June 1!)  Cost includes single room, one meal on Friday night, three meals on... learn more

  • The Prose Poem

    Instructor: Nick Reading
    Date:  Saturday, July 13
    Time:  9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    Location: IWC
    Cost: $75 nonmembers, $48 members, $42 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members

    The prose poem is an unexpected party guest who not only fixes your running toilet but reads the water flushing as a diviner. It is a chair that doubles as a coffin. It is a flower that masquerades as a rake. It is as unassuming as a hat left... learn more


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