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In-Person 4-Week Workshop: Estha Weiner: There Are People Out There

4 Saturdays | Jan 6 – Jan 27 | 12-2pm ET

Jan 6, 2024 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

$180.00 – $200.00
Estha Weiner

There Are People Out There: Reading Your Work to an Audience

It’ll happen to you, if it hasn’t already, or it’s happened dozens of times: It’s reading your work to an audience. It’s not performance poetry. It’s you, serving the poems you’ve labored hard to create: How do you serve your poem? How do you serve your audience?

Over the 4 weeks of this workshop, we’ll read your poems aloud, as well as the work of others. We’ll listen, define the word “serve”, discuss and offer helpful responses. Together, the class will consider your responses to an audience and suggest tools to offer the gift you want us to receive: Your poem.

Click here to see Estha Weiner’s Hard Hat Reading!

In-Person  |  4 Saturdays  |  Jan 6 – Jan 27  |  12-2pm ET  |  $200 ($180 for Members)

Workshop meetings will be in Kray Hall at Poets House | 10 River Terrace, New York, NY 10282

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

About the educator:

Estha Weiner‘s newest poetry collection is This Insubstantial Pageant (Broadstone Books, 2022). She is also author of at the last minute (Salmon Poetry); In the Weather of the World (Salmon Poetry); Transfiguration Begins at Home  (Tiger Bark Press);  The Mistress Manuscript (Asheville Book Works); and co-editor / contributor to Blues for Bill: A Tribute to William Matthews (University of Akron Press, Akron Poetry Series).

Her poems have appeared in numerous anthologies and magazines, including  The New Republic and Barrow Street. Weiner has received a Paterson Poetry Prize, Speaker on Shakespeare for NY Council for the Humanities, and Visiting Scholar at Shakespeare Institute, Stratford, England. Estha is founding director of Sarah Lawrence College Alumni Writers Nights. She is a professor at City College of N.Y. Dept. of English, and Sarah Lawrence Writing Institute, and serves, or has served on the Poetry/Writing faculties of: The Frost Place, Hudson Valley Writers Center, Stone Coast Writers Conference, Poets & Writers, Poets House, and The Writers Voice. She also serves on the Advisory Committee of Slapering Hol Press, Hudson Valley Writers Center. In her previous life, she was an actor and worked for BBC Radio.

Admission $200 ($180 for Members)


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Estha Weiner: There Are People Out There
In-Person | 4 Saturdays | Jan 6 – Jan 27 | 12-2pm ET
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In-Person | 4 Saturdays | Jan 6 – Jan 27 | 12-2pm ET
Sponsor a Need-Based Scholarship
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Jan 6, 2024
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$180.00 – $200.00
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Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House
10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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