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How to Write a Poem

This is a group for poets and non poets. At any level. I’m going to explain the basic operation of the poem and its world and maybe establish clearly its blurry relationship with prose and Instagram for example. We’ll look at a few poems and maybe a video if we have room in the room we’re meeting in. Ultimately I think poetry is trans formal. Come see what I mean.

Beginning Fall 2021, we will be adding select in-person classes back to our course catalog. The majority of our classes will still be offered via Zoom.

If a class says IN-PERSON in its title, it will take place in person at our permanent home in Seattle.

If a class says ASYNCHRONOUS in its title, it will take place on Wet Ink, our asynchronous learning platform.

If a class does not have a marker after its title, it will take place via Zoom.

Instructor: Eileen Myles

Class Type: 1 Session


Start Date: 11/12/2018

Days of the Week: Monday

Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm PST

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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Eileen Myles

Eileen Myles is the author of twenty-one books including the brand new book of poems, Evolution and Afterglow (a dog memoir). Eileen is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in non-fiction, a Warhol/Creative Capital Arts Writers grant, four Lambda Book Awards, a poetry grant from the Foundation for Contemporary Art and in 2016 they received the Clark Prize for excellence in art writing. They live in Marfa TX and New York.

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