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July 2016

Conquering the Blank Page: Poetry as a Teaching Tool

Jul 18, 2016 | 9:00 am - 5:15 pm

Designed for lovers of poetry as well as those who fear the genre, this five-day intensive will lead middle- and high school teachers through a variety of generative, classroom-friendly exercises meant to inspire the teaching, writing, an reading of poetry. Drawing on the abundant resources of Poets House’s library, reading room, and multimedia center, as well as visits from guest poets Jason Koo and poet Jon Sands, participant teachers will compose, workshop, and share their…

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