We Real Cool: The Craft of BIPOC Poetry

“Historically, studying the craft of BIPOC poets has been seriously overlooked,” says instructor Thea Matthews. “Enough! To learn and write poetry, we must be aware of the literary craft of non-white authors... more

Instructor: Thea Matthews

February 18 - March 18
5 Saturdays, (PST)

2:00pm - 4:30pm

Be Bold: Poetry Workshop

“This intensive workshop is designed for poets seeking to elevate their craft and hone the art of revision,” says instructor Thea Matthews. "'Be Bold’ will provide a safe, constructive environment for students to feel empowered and to seek endless possibilities with their poetry... more

Instructor: Thea Matthews

February 18 - March 18
5 Saturdays, (PST)

2:00pm - 4:30pm

The Poems Only You Can Write: Identifying and Embracing What Sets Your Work Apart

This one-session remote workshop is designed to help you explore the topical, structural, and stylistic aspects that make your work your own... more

Instructor: Lisa Gluskin Stonestreet

February 18 - March 18
5 Saturdays, (PST)

2:00pm - 4:30pm

Poetry Revision Intensive

In this class, you’ll explore multiple techniques for re-visioning, revising, and workshopping poems, discovering what each poem wants to become. You'll emerge with 8 to 12 substantial revisions and a collection of useful revision tools... more

Instructor: Lisa Gluskin Stonestreet

February 18 - March 18
5 Saturdays, (PST)

2:00pm - 4:30pm

Playing with Poetic Forms

"Form in poetry is like a jungle gym which can give structure to the swinging impulses of your mind and strengthen and lengthen your poetic muscles," says instructor Alison Luterman... more

Instructor: Alison Luterman

February 18 - March 18
5 Saturdays, (PST)

2:00pm - 4:30pm

Poetry Mentorship with Erin Rodoni

In this 9-week mentorship experience, Erin Rodoni will engage with you as a unique poet. In addition to providing detailed critical feedback on your creative work, she will also take into account the arc and scope of your poems, examining the ways in which they are speaking to and building on each other... more

Instructor: Erin Rodoni

February 18 - March 18
5 Saturdays, (PST)

2:00pm - 4:30pm

Poetry Mentorship with Brian Tierney

This remote poetry “class” offers a unique opportunity for personal and intimate poetry instruction. Students will work with Brian Tierney one-on-one, via written correspondence over two months, during which students will compile and send three "packets"... more

Instructor: Brian Tierney

February 18 - March 18
5 Saturdays, (PST)

2:00pm - 4:30pm

The Five S’s: An Intro to Writing Poetry

“What makes a poem powerful? What makes a poem effective?” asks instructor Thea Matthews. “In this introductory course we will focus on Five S’s to enhance our approach to writing poetry... more

Instructor: Thea Matthews

February 18 - March 18
5 Saturdays, (PST)

2:00pm - 4:30pm

Poetry Mentorship with Brian Tierney

This remote poetry “class” offers a unique opportunity for personal and intimate poetry instruction. Students will work with Brian Tierney one-on-one, via written correspondence over two months, during which students will compile and send three "packets"... more

Instructor: Brian Tierney

February 18 - March 18
5 Saturdays, (PST)

2:00pm - 4:30pm

The Poem Kit: Playing with Process

“In this class, rather than learning how one makes a poem,” says instructor Erin Rodoni, “we will approach craft by asking ‘How do I make this poem?’ Over the course of three weeks, we will follow the process of poem-making from first spark to fully formed vision... more

Instructor: Erin Rodoni

February 18 - March 18
5 Saturdays, (PST)

2:00pm - 4:30pm