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Remote 3-Hour Workshop: Leah Umansky: Poets on Poets: Art of the Steal

Tuesday, June 27, 12-3pm ET

Jun 27, 2023 | 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

$96.00 – $120.00

Poets on Poets: Art of the Steal

In this workshop, you will be encouraged to model poems on the poems of other poets. After all, what is actually an ‘original poem,’ in these modern times?   All artists steal from other artists. In this workshop, we will use contemporary poems as examples for which to write “new” work.  Writers will be given sample poems and writing prompts in this generative workshop and have several opportunities to both comment on the work of model poems and the work of fellow writers in this zoom workshop.

3 hours on Tuesday  |  June 27  |  12-3pm ET  |  $120 ($96 for Members)

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

About the educator:

Leah Umansky is the author of three books of poems, most recently OF TYRANT (The Word Works, forthcoming 2024). She is currently working on a memoir DELICATE MACHINE, an exploration of womanhood, hope, and heart in the face of grief and a global pandemic. She earned her MFA in Poetry at Sarah Lawrence College and has curated and hosted The COUPLET Reading Series in NYC since 2011. Her creative work has appeared or is forthcoming in such places as The New York Times, POETRY, The Bennington Review, The Academy of American Poets’ Poem-A-Day, Guesthouse, and River Mouth Review. She can be found at

While our physical space is closed for construction, workshops will be held over Zoom. While you can use Zoom from your phone or browser, we recommend downloading the desktop client. 

Admission $120 ($96 for Members)


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Poets on Poets
Tuesday, June 27, 12-3pm ET
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Tuesday, June 27, 12-3pm ET
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Jun 27, 2023
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$96.00 – $120.00
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