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The Journey of Poetry

2000 Edwards St. Houston, TX 77007
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Overview
  • Presented By: Writespace
  • Dates: 6/7/2020, 6/14/2020, 6/21/2020, 6/28/2020
  • Location: Writespace
  • Address: 2000 Edwards St.
  • Phone: (713) 487-5603
  • Time: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

INSTRUCTOR: DR. CYNTHIA CHILDRESS TIME: Four Sundays, June 7th, June 14th, June 21st, June 28th, 3-6 PM PRICE: Early-Bird until Tuesday, June 2nd: $150 for members, $180 for non-members. After Tuesday, June 2nd: $180 for members, $210 for non-members. Become a member here. Scholarships available here. LOCATION: Writespace at Silver Street Studios, 2000 Edwards #208, Houston, TX 77007 LEVEL: All Levels CAP: Limited to 15 Writers Poetry uses language in a way that is not available to us in everyday life. As with a song, a poem can elevate and capture a specific experience—an image, memory, or sensation—and connect people in a powerful way. Whether you are a practiced poet or a total “newbie” who wonders what poetry is “about,” this workshop will provide a jump-start to get you into a writing practice. Come join us in a supportive, inspiring workshop environment in which we will explore found poetry, song lyrics, spoken word, and literary poetry from a wide range of contemporary authors. We will also study a broad array of craft techniques, including how to use line breaks, stanzas, and sound to heighten meaning. Writers from marginalized communities (writers of color, writers with disabilities, writers from the queer and LGBT community) are encouraged to attend.

PRICE: Early-Bird until Tuesday, June 2nd: $150 for members, $180 for non-members. After Tuesday, June 2nd: $180 for members, $210 for non-members. Become a member here. Scholarships available here.

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