The Art of Craft, the Secrets of Revision—Toward Publication

WRITING X 432.12E

This workshop engages students in the processes of both creation and revision with the goal of evolving drafts into striking, accomplished poems.  Imagery, pacing, line-breaks, compression and expansion, and appearance…

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Remote Instruction
Starting at $665.00
As few as 10 weeks
3.0

What you can learn.

  • Craft new poems with the express intent of developing them into solid, coherent works
  • Revise your drafts with feedback from readers to strengthen your vision
  • Identify how imagery, line breaks, and form can elevate your drafts to a publishable level
  • Get insight into what local and national editors seek in submissions

About this course:

This workshop engages students in the processes of both creation and revision with the goal of evolving drafts into striking, accomplished poems.  Imagery, pacing, line-breaks, compression and expansion, and appearance of the poem on the page are explored, together with the element of discovery.  The sensibility and criteria of various editors, local and national, is discussed.  Appropriate for those with some formal training. 

Fall 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Enrollment Closed
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Monday 7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Suzanne Lummis
375909
Fee:
$665.00
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students. 

This course uses remote instruction. As such, instructors use Zoom to offer live class meetings at the designated class meeting time. Students must be present at course meeting times as each student’s final grade may include scores for participation.

Please inform your instructor if you will miss a class meeting. You are responsible for any class information you missed. We suggest you arrange with a fellow classmate to share their notes when feasible.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 19, 2020
Course Requirements
(Optional) Book: The Mind's Eye : A Guide to Writing Poetry by Kevin Clark
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Mon Oct 5, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Mon Oct 12, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Mon Oct 19, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Mon Oct 26, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 2, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 9, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 16, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Mon Nov 23, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 30, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Dec 7, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

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