Staying on Topic: Writing Long Poems - Remote!
As writers, we always want to challenge ourselves. As poets, one of the biggest challenges is writing a long poem. It is difficult to stay on topic with so many images and emotions flying around. On top of that, you might be worried that your poem sounds too much like a short story. In this class, we will discuss how to write long poems thinking about line breaks, section breaks, and cohesion. Most importantly, you will gain valuable feedback and insight into how your poem is experienced by the reader.
This class will be hosted using live Zoom meetings! You will be able to participate in class via Zoom videoconference from wherever you’re most comfortable. All you’ll need is a laptop or a phone! About 15 minutes before your class is scheduled to begin, you'll receive an email from your instructor with a link to join the class meeting via Zoom–no need to download anything or sign up for Zoom in advance! If you have questions about remote learning, please feel free to reach out to [email protected] for more information.
For a glimpse at how remote learning works, look no further than the deep Zoom discussion of writing and literature below:
Thanks to the excellent literary citizenship of our donors, scholarships are available for all GrubStreet classes. To apply, click the gray "APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIP" button. In order to be considered for a scholarship, you must complete your application at least one week before the start date of a class. Please await our scholarship committee's decision before registering for the class. We cannot hold spots in classes, so the sooner you apply, the better. Scholarships cannot be applied retroactively.
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- In-Class Writing
- In-Class Reading
- Class Discussion