24PearlStreet Workshops and Events

Patricia Spears Jones 9 Living Women Poets, 4 New Poems Poetry December 6 to December 10, 2021 Number of Participants: 12 Price: $550.00 Format: 1 Week Asynchronous Workshop


This is a is a generative poetry workshop for accomplished poets who want to closely explore the work of living women poets in order to inspire new work and engage their practice.  We will draw from my own curated feminine canon which includes Erica Hunt, Brenda Hillman, Maureen Owen, Donika Kelly, Marilyn Chin, Monica de la Torre, Trish Salah, Cheryl Boyce-Taylor, Lydia Cortès, Megan Peak, Tonya Foster, et al. We will read 9 living women poets and write 4 new poems over 4 days; and, we will meet via Zoom on the final day to read your new poems from this vibrant canon.


Patricia Spears Jones is an African American poet/playwright/anthologist/activist and author of The Beloved Community (Copper Canyon) and A Lucent Fire: New and Selected Poems (White Pine) and nine other poetry collections. She is the Poet Laureate for New York State and recipient of the 2017 Jackson Poetry Prize, NEA and NYFA grants, and the Foundation of Contemporary Arts award. She is organizer of American Poets Congress and Emeritus Fellow of Black Earth Institute.

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