Ekphrastic Poetry Workshop

Date: Sunday, September 23, 2018

Trip Leader: Jodie Hollander, Poet

Cost: $35 Members/ $50 Non-members

Difficulty: No experience necessary

Details:

Experience art at a new level and use it to inspire your writing. Internationally known poet Jodie Hollander teaches this workshop, in which participants respond poetically to exhibitions at the Museum of Northern Arizona. Students will study examples of celebrated poems that respond to or were inspired by art. Then students will be led through a variety of writing activities inspired by the unique weavings of D.Y. Begay, ultimately leading to a draft of an original poem. Students will discuss poetic techniques such as the use of vivid imagery, the importance of sonics, how to shape a poetic line as well as techniques for drafting and revision

Participants bring notebooks and writing utensils.

Please call (928) 774-5211 x222 with questions or concerns.

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