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  • Workshop
  • Online: Zoom
  • Intermediate
  • 9 Weeks

Poetry Chapbook in Progress

No Longer Enrolling

  • $595.00 Non-Member
  • $570.00 Member

Class Description

Are you unsure of how your poems speak to each other? Would you like to find the thematic or stylistic threads that connect them? Do you want to move beyond just workshopping individual pieces and put together a cohesive collection? In this course, each student will have the opportunity to workshop poems, with the ultimate purpose of figuring out how these pieces, as well as future ones, may relate to one another and form a unifying whole. Through craft discussions, feedback from the instructor and your peers, and looking at successful chapbooks, you will leave the class with a clear plan to create and structure your own poetry chapbook. Though this course is open to poets of all levels, it is recommended that you have previous workshop experience and a few poems already written.

Did you know that we have scholarships available for all GrubStreet classes? To apply, click the "APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIP" button in the top right corner of this page. In order to be considered for a scholarship, you must complete your scholarship application and await our Scholarship Committee's decision before registering for the class. Scholarships cannot be applied retroactively.

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!