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June 2019

Writing in Response to Gay New York: A Writing Workshop for Seniors with Michael Klein

Jun 21, 2019 | 6:00 pm - Jun 23, 2019 | 8:00 pm
Stanley Kunitz Conference Room, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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A workshop for seniors in the context of Gay New York: Walt Whitman to the Present, an art exhibition documenting LGBTQ landmarks and sites.

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It’s About Time: Writing Workshop for Seniors with Dave Johnson

Jun 19, 2019 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Stanley Kunitz Conference Room, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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A free narrative poetry workshop for poets who have lived some life and are ready to tell about it, led by poet and educator Dave Johnson.

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The Self: Autobiography &/In Poetic Forms with Cynthia Manick

Jun 13, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Stanley Kunitz Conference Room, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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$325

A workshop with Cynthia Manick in which students will explore the multiplicity of identity and the way the “self” can emerge on the page.

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Poems as Prayers: Writing Toward a Just World with Caits Meissner

Jun 12, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Stanley Kunitz Conference Room, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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$325

A workshop with Caits Meissner in which students will harness “ritual, spellmaking, disruption, and interactive poem-experiments” to write a collective future.

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To Fire & Surprise: Making New Poems with R. A. Villanueva

Jun 11, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Stanley Kunitz Conference Room, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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$325

A workshop with R. A. Villanueva in which students will use generative writing to “explore the infinite possibilities of our own obsessions, interests, and memories.”

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Master Class with Robert Pinsky: Leading with Music

Jun 8, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Stanley Kunitz Conference Room, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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A master class with Robert Pinsky on the ways musical elements like melodies, harmonies, and rhythms can influence poetry. Application deadline: June 3rd.

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April 2019

Memory as Renewal: Dedications, Portraits & Elegies with Barbara Henning

Apr 13, 2019 | 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Stanley Kunitz Conference Room, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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$325

A workshop with Barbara Henning in which students will read and write poems that celebrate, honor, and mourn important people in their lives.

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Our Poetry, Our Selves with J. Mae Barizo

Apr 11, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Stanley Kunitz Conference Room, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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$325

A workshop with J. Mae Barizo in which students will examine the multiplicity of self and its relationship to private and public histories.

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The Sonnet with Bhisham Bherwani

Apr 10, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Stanley Kunitz Conference Room, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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$325

A workshop with Bhisham Bherwani in which students will outline, compose, and revise sonnets to create their own short manuscripts.

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February 2019

Master Class with Dorianne Laux: The Discretion of the Line

Feb 23, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Stanley Kunitz Conference Room, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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A two-day intensive with Dorianne Laux on the line, “the basic structural, functional, and biological unit of all known, living poems.” Applications closed!

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