Poems

Being with Poets: Jane Kenyon

When: February 6-7, 2016, 10 to 4 each day

Where: 417 Riverside Drive, Apartment 7A, New York, NY

Cost: $325 (including lunch)

Over the course of two days we will look closely at poems by Jane Kenyon, a poet of great resonance whose quiet, naturalist details shimmer with metaphorical power. Her work is an encounter with something timeless: the precise evocation of a scene, mood or moment. Kenyon’s mastery of free verse technique meshed beautifully with the art of seemingly casual narrative. This will be a chance to consider the work of a poet who spoke truly and deeply.

Teachers: Baron Wormser has led numerous “Being with Poets” workshops devoted to sustained discussion of an important poet. He is the author/co-author of fourteen books and teaches in the Fairfield University MFA Program. Nadell Fishman has taught at Vermont College and is the author of two poetry collections, Drive and At Work in the Bridal Industry.

Acceptance into the workshop is on a first-come, first-served basis. No deposit is required. Amount is payable upon coming to the workshop.

Contact Baron Wormser at baronwormser@gmail.com to register.

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