FINE ARTS WORK CENTER
IN PROVINCETOWN

The Long and the Short of It – Expansion & Distillation: A Poetry Workshop

Andrea Cohen WEEK 3: June 23 to June 28 TUITION: $650 WORKSHOP: 1-4pm DISCIPLINE: Poetry OPEN TO ALL ON-SITE HOUSING AVAILABLE

We’ll look at ways to simplify and add complexity to poems. And we’ll explore ways of deepening our poems, and leaving a door open for mystery and surprise. This will include looking at the work of a few poets who do this (effortlessly, it would seem); writing new poems; and workshoppng your poems.

Please bring 10 copies of two of your own poems that you have not been able to finish or get quite right.

BIOGRAPHY

Andrea Cohen is the author of seven collections of poetry, including, most recently, Everything and Nightshade. The recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and several residencies at MacDowell, she directs the Blacksmith House Poetry Series in Cambridge, MA.

 

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