The Art of Revision: a Poetry Workshop with Sean Singer (in person at HVWC)

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Saturday, July 9, 2022
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm


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Join Yale Younger Poet, Sean Singer, as he helps you revise your difficult to place poems that you think are almost finished. Send one poem (limit two pages) to [email protected] when you register for this class.

NB: This class will take place in person at HVWC. All students must show proof of vaccination before entering the building. All state and local covid guidelines will be followed that are in place at the time the class occurs. This class is capped at 9 students. Scholarship information will be available in April and applications will be due on May 15. Please refer to the course policy page before registering for any HVWC class.

Sean Singer was born in Guadalajara, Mexico in 1974. He is the author of Discography (Yale University Press, 2002), winner of the Yale Series of Younger Poets Prize, and the Norma Farber First Book Award from the Poetry Society of America and a Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts; Honey & Smoke (Eyewear Publishing, 2015); and Today in the Taxi (Tupelo Press, 2022); and two chapbooks, Passport (Beard of Bees Press, 2007) and Keep Right on Playing Through the Mirror Over the Water (Beard of Bees Press, 2010). Sean has a BA in English with honors from Indiana University, Bloomington (1997), an MFA in Creative Writing from Washington University in St. Louis (1999), and a Ph.D. in American Studies from Rutgers-Newark (2013).

He is the recipient of an Artist’s Grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council and a Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. His poems appear in many anthologies including A Face to Meet the Faces, Music’s Spell: Poems about Music and Musicians, Jazz Poems, and Callaloo: The Best of Callaloo Poetry. He was guest editor of Locuspoint: New York CityHe has taught creative writing and a variety of interdisciplinary courses at Hunter College, SUNY Binghamton, Northern Arizona University, Barnard College, and Rutgers-Newark. He lives in Ossining, New York.



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Hudson Valley Writers Center
300 Riverside Dr.
Sleepy Hollow, New York
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Saturday, July 9, 2022
Times: 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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Presenter: Hudson Valley Writers Center
Presenter Phone: 914.332.5953
Presenter Website: www.writerscenter.org



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