Make your poems stand out from the crowd of submissions.

Date: Aug 12-18, 2018
Levels: Beginner, Intermediate
Workshop Fee: $1050
Class Size: 12

Examine the work of established writers who cross-pollinate poetic techniques and prose narratives to energize their language. Edit your poems and strengthen your word choice, tone, metaphoric language and line breaks. With class writing exercises, explore new poetic techniques and narratives, then edit and rewrite with the unique choices that animate and enliven the entire poem with new and unexpected meaning. Individual conferences are offered each student in the workshop.

Header Image Credit: Nina Poole

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Instructor: Kevin Pilkington

Kevin Pilkington is a member of the writing faculty at Sarah Lawrence College. He is the author of nine collections: Spare Change was the La Jolla Poets Press National Book Award winner; Getting By won the Ledge chapbook award; In the Eyes of a Dog received the New York Book Festival Award; The Unemployed Man Who Became a Tree was a Milt Kessler Poetry Book Award finalist.