Ages 18 and up
Over the course of six Thursday evenings, we will use and develop skills in reading, editing, and improving our own poem, as well as the writing of our workshop peers. We will delve into the creative process - making new poems while exploring ways to jumpstart and sustain the creative process. Poets and writers of all backgrounds and skill levels welcome—no previous experience or expertise needed. Come hungry for the nourishment of the created word, enjoy the camaraderie with fellow makers of poetry, and walk away with new work and fresh skills to apply to your own practice of writing!
Please bring the following to class:
A pad of paper to write on
A pen or pencil (or one of each)
A folder to hold hand-outs
A thumb drive (in case you need to save anything from a computer)
Matt Hohner holds an M.F.A. in Writing and Poetics from Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado. His work has been shortlisted for the Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize, won the Oberon Prize for Poetry, and taken both third and first prizes in the Maryland Writers Association Poetry Prize. Hohner once won a poetry slam held in a bar on Whidbey Island, Washington, over the phone from Baltimore. His work has appeared in The Moth, Crab Orchard Review, Comstock Review, Freestate Review, Califragile, and Mom Egg Review. Hohner has more than a 15 years of experience teaching English and Creative Writing in the public schools, as well as at the college level. His collection Thresholds and Other Poems will be published by Apprentice House Books in Fall 2018.
Thursdays SEP 20 - OCT 25 | 7-9PM Each night | $140, $130 MEMBERS