Instructor: Lydia Johnson
Date: 2 Wednesdays: October 7, 14
Time: 6:30-8:00PM Eastern
Cost: $75 nonmembers, $48 members, $42 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members
Most of us have poems that aren't quite "there" yet. Odds are, you're saving them for an opportunity to spruce up when you have time. These two interactive poetry revision workshops are the perfect opportunity to turn your beloved outcasts into excellent poems.
We'll open up our Word docs of discarded drafts to re-enter the mindsets, moods, and melodies that created them.
Learn revision exercises that teach you how to find the heart of your poems or refashion them into new shapes. Workshop poem drafts, get feedback from other poets about what works, and guidance on your revision journey.
Participants should bring one poem 1-2 pages in length, in a format that's easy to revise during class sessions. All poets are welcome.
Lydia Johnson is a poet and writer from Gary, Indiana. Her writing has been published in BLACKBERRY: a magazine, Glamour Magazine, Kiwanis Magazine and the books Women in Clothes, Writers Resist: Hoosier Writers Unite, and The Gary Anthology. She received her M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Butler University and lives in Indianapolis, Indiana. She is an Editorial Assistant for The Indianapolis Review, and an occasional book discussion leader for the Indiana Writers Center.
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