A five-week online (Zoom) workshop for people who have had a little experience in spontaneous poetry composition and want more. The work of Charles Olson, Denise Levertov, Michael McClure, Wanda Coleman, Nate Mackey, Robert Duncan, Robin Blaser, and others may be discussed along with concepts such as seriality, & investigative poetics & how to write more by getting the most out of first drafts.
Classes are held Thursdays 4-6 pm PST, Jan 12, 19, 26, Feb 2 & 9, 2023, and Saturdays 9-11 am PST, Jan 14, 21, 28 & Feb 4 & 11.
Register for Thursdays here: https://funraise.org/give/Cascadia-Poetics-Lab/bd74d552-8095-40ea-a36c-0bd0d5b31f57/
Register for Saturdays here: https://funraise.org/give/Cascadia-Poetics-Lab/24511bcd-0dac-45e1-ade2-f0a51b1c08df/
BRENDA HILLMAN (Kensington, CA) is an activist, writer, editor, and teacher. She has published ten collections of poetry, all from Wesleyan University Press, including Practical Water, for which she won the Los Angeles Times Book Award for Poetry. Her work has been translated into more than a dozen languages. A Chancellor Emerita of the Academy of American Poets, Hillman serves on the faculty of Saint Mary’s College in Moraga, California and as a staff poet at Community of Writers.