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Remote 3-Hour Workshop: Kwame Dawes: Against the “Line-break”

Sunday  |  December 3  |  12-3pm ET

Dec 3, 2023 | 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

$84.00 – $105.00
Kwame Dawes

Against the “Line-break”

Kwame Dawes guides an exploration of the possibilities inherent in thinking of the poetic line as a key source of great possibility and meaning in the poem. This discussion will feature a number of examples from poetry in English, followed by an exercise in considering the line as a unit, and a generous period for Q&A.

Sunday  |  December 3  |  12-3pm ET  | $105 ($90 for Members)

All are welcome, space is limited. A limited number of need-based scholarships are available. Please email support@poetshouse.org with any questions.


About the Educator:

Kwame Dawes is the author of numerous books of poetry and other books of fiction, criticism, and essays. His most recent collection UnHistory, was co-written with John Kinsella (Peepal Tree Press, UK 2022). Dawes is a George W. Holmes University Professor of English and Glenna Luschei Editor of Prairie Schooner. He teaches in the Pacific MFA Program and is the Series Editor of the African Poetry Book Series, Director of the African Poetry Book Fund, and Artistic Director of the Calabash International Literary Festival. He is a Chancellor for the Academy of American Poets and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. Kwame Dawes is the winner of the prestigious Windham/Campbell Award for Poetry and was a finalist for the 2022 Neustadt International Prize for Literature. Dawes was awarded the Order of Distinction Commander class by the Government of Jamaica, in 2022.

Admission $105 ($90 for Members)

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Date:
Dec 3, 2023
Time:
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
$84.00 – $105.00
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