This workshop takes place at Bowery Poetry Club on the following Sundays from 12PM-2PM
December 3 December 10 December 17
This workshop helps participants unlock and better realize their full poetic potential. In four carefully-detailed stages, a unique and elegant set of tools, techniques, examples and poetic understandings are presented and practiced. Group and at-home exercises further facilitate quickly reaching a new level of poetic connection and achievement. No prior experience or preparation is needed for this workshop.
The instructor, Andrew Singer, has an MA in Creative Writing (Poetry) from Boston University, where his thesis supervisors were Nobel Laureate poet Derek Walcott, and twice Poet Laureate of the United States Robert Pinsky. Mr. Singer served as a first reader for poetry for the former Partisan Review, and is founding director and editor-in-chief of Trafika Europe, showcasing some of the best new literature from the 47 Council of Europe countries in English translation. He currently also teaches workshops and courses in creative writing, literary translation, and European literatures at Penn State University. A former cultural radio and television producer and host, he has given hundreds of talks, workshops, and hosted presentations in more than a half-dozen European countries, including extensive university teaching in poetry and literary translation for graduate students in Central Europe. He is widely published as a poet and literary critic and believes all things begin and end in wonder.
Bowery Poetry (View)
New York, NY 10012