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Poetry Workshop

Description

Alexa Selph has been leading poetry workshops at Emory and elsewhere for the past twelve years. Her poems have been published in Poetry, the Connecticut Review, Smartish Pace, Modern Haiku, and in several anthologies. These workshops require no background in literature. Detailed course descriptions can be seen by clicking on the section.

Section: POETWRKSHP (24OCT17)
Dates: Oct 24, 2017 - Dec 05, 2017 Time: 7:00 PM
Tuition: $375.00 Instructor: Alexa Selph Register

Poetry Workshop: Image, Meaning, and Musicality

Memory and experience often provide the raw material for a poem, but how do you shape it into art? In addition to reading and discussing poems by some of the best poets writing today, we’ll review the elements of craft that distinguish poetry from prose—form, imagery, meter, metaphor, and musicality. Assignments will include readings from the textbook and writing exercises to share in class. No previous background in literature required. Limited to 12.

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Class Schedule

Date Times Meeting Type Location
10/24/2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Classroom Executive Park
10/31/2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Classroom Executive Park
11/07/2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Classroom Executive Park
11/14/2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Classroom Executive Park
11/28/2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Classroom Executive Park
12/05/2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Classroom Executive Park

Additional Information

Final Enrollment:
 
Clock Hours: 12.0