Learn to write a poem in a contemplative form. The Japanese Haiku & Persian Ghazal are economic forms that work to enhance meaning and emotion through image and meter. We will read examples and learn about each form and then you will have a chance to write a Haiku and/or Ghazal. |
About the Instructor:
Gloria Muñoz earned a BA from Sarah Lawrence College and an MFA from the University of South Florida. Her past experiences include teaching college-level creative writing and composition in the US, co-directing outreach programs with nonprofits serving low-income first generation college students and their families and teaching playwriting at an NGO in India. Gloria's writing and translations have been honored by the Estelle J. Zbar Poetry Prize, the Bettye Newman Poetry Award, the New York Summer Writer's Institute Fellowship, the Doris Duke Foundation, and the Think Small to Think Big Artist Grant. Her writing has appeared most recently in Dark Phrases, Acentos Review, The Brooklyn Review, SweetLit, The Best New Poets Anthology and Going Om: Real-Life Stories on and off the Yoga Mat. Gloria is also a founding member of Arts for a Cause, an artist collective that works on transdisciplinary social art projects and a member of PitcHer Productions, a group that promotes women in film.
Saturday, January 27 (1:00pm-3:00pm).
LitSpace Literary Arts Institute at Morean Arts Center (View)
719 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701
|Minimum Age: 18|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|