24PearlStreet Upcoming Workshops

Dorianne Laux
Finger Exercises for Poets
December 4 to December 8, 2023
Tuition: $575
LIVE via ZOOM: 2pm-4pm (Eastern Time) Write new poems and receive in-depth feedback from poet Dorianne Laux. Poet Dorianne Laux will lead participants in five writing prompts, or “finger exercises” from her forthcoming book, Finger Exercises for Poets (W.W. Norton, fall 2024). Writers will generate new poems and receive feedback on work drafted during this... more
Jason Schneiderman
Writing the Sonnet in the 21st Century
December 4 to December 8, 2023
Tuition: $575
LIVE via ZOOM: 2pm-4pm (Eastern Time) Half a millennium after entering English, the sonnet retains its fascination for poets in the Anglophone world, even as the form and what it can do is constantly being transformed in contemporary hands. In this generative workshop, we’ll review the basics of the sonnet’s form and history, before exploring... more
Martha Rhodes
Revision & Discovery: a Poetry Workshop
December 4 to December 8, 2023
Tuition: $575
LIVE via ZOOM: 3pm-5pm (Eastern Time) Revision, for me, is part of the generative process. We keep writing until we feel that the poem is realized. And we may well end up where we thought we were going, or… someplace utterly, wonderfully, mindbogglingly different. We’ll look at different revision / generative techniques when we look... more
Paul Guest
Poetry & Apocalypse
December 11 to December 15, 2023
Tuition: $550
ASYNCHRONOUS How do we write poems about this moment, about right now, about global warming and walls and guns and oceans filled with plastic? How do we balance the historic with the lyric, the personal with the political? How can we make art from witness? In this workshop we will read poems by Ada Limón,... more
Allison Joseph
Keeping Busy: Writing Through Dry Spells, Blocks, & Boredom
December 11 to December 15, 2023
Tuition: $575
 LIVE via ZOOM: 2pm-4pm (Eastern Time) In this workshop, I will share tricks and exercises that keep me writing when everything else in my world seems to want me to not write. We will do generative exercises on micro and short poems, fixed poetic forms on the smaller side (rondeau, cinquain, triolet), and will also... more

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