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Down to the Bone Gristle: Exercises in Revision & Editing

with Tara Betts

Jun 12, 2013 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm | Recurring Event: An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on [day], happening 6 times

poet Tara Betts, Poetry NYC, Poetry Workshops

Students in this workshop will participate in various writing exercises that will encourage them to pare down the excess often accumulated in early drafts. Participants will discuss different strategies of avoiding redundancies and excess words along with reviewing drafts by notable poets.

Tara Betts is the author of the book Arc and Hue. She is a Ph.D. candidate at Binghamton University, a Cave Canem fellow, and taught creative writing at Rutgers University. Her work has appeared most recently in Bellevue Literary Review, Court Green, RHINO, Saul Williams’ CHORUS: A Literary Mixtape, and A Face to Meet the Faces: An Anthology of Contemporary Persona Poetry.

Class Registration Guidelines
Open to all; no applications needed but registration is required; call (212) 431-7920 x2832 or email classes@poetshouse.org

Admission $295 Location Conference Room Sponsored By Poets House

Details

Date:
Jun 12, 2013
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm