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  • Workshop
  • Online: Zoom
  • Advanced

Master Poetry

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  • $670.00 Non-Member
  • $645.00 Member

Class Description

This workshop is for advanced poets who want to develop new content and deepen their craft. We’ll explore the building blocks of poetry: words, lines, stanzas, rhythm and rhyme, as they manifest in our own work and that of accomplished mentor poets. We’ll write and revise ten poems and discuss making work public via readings, online and print submissions, and chapbooks. Poets whose works we explore may include Franny Choi, francine j. harris, Kevin Young, Li-Young Lee, Ocean Vuong, Ellen Bryant Voight, Chen Chen, Robert Hayden and Gwendolyn Brooks.

This class is by submission only and previous workshop experience is essential. Space is limited to nine poets.

Important dates:

The application deadline for this class is Friday, August 23rd, 11:59PM EST.

The payment deadline for admitted students is Monday, September 2nd.

Scholarship Information

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.

For more more detailed information about GrubStreet scholarships, including how to contribute to scholarship funds for other students, click here.



Scholarships Format/Location

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.

For more detailed information about GrubStreet scholarships, including how to contribute to scholarship funds for other students, click here.

This class will take place using Zoom videoconferencing. Please visit the Resources tab to access the video-conference link.

Zoom Participation:

Students are not required to turn their camera on, but are encouraged to participate any way they feel comfortable through functions such as the live chat, emoji reactions, and unmuting the microphone. Learn more about using Zoom here.

Zoom Accessibility:

We ask that instructors enable closed captioning and send a transcript of the session after class. You can also enable closed captioning at any time during the meeting. If your instructor forgets to send the transcript, just send ’em an email!