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Master Class with Kwame Dawes: The Art of Distraction

Feb 16, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Kwame Dawes

Saturday & Sunday

This workshop will guide poets through the myriad ways in which conversations with other art forms can enhance, complicate, and sharpen the poetic process and generate fresh, layered, and revealing poetry that can surprise the poet and reader.


Class Dates:
Saturday, February 16, 2 – 6pm
Sunday, February 17, 12 – 4pm


Kwame Dawes is the author of 20 books of poetry, and numerous other books of fiction, criticism, and essays. He is Glenna Luschei Editor of Prairie Schooner and teaches at the University of Nebraska and the Pacific MFA Program.


APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, February 11, 2019

Admission $395


Feb 16, 2019
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Stanley Kunitz Conference Room, Poets House
10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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