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This Divided Country: Reconciling the Unresolved, Poetry Workshop with Joan Kwon Glass (via Zoom)


What remains unresolved in your life and in your writing? Using anchor poems about war and internal conflict, we will write about what troubles and unsettles us, developing our own unique voices along the way. In this generative workshop, we will explore the ways in which poetry can provide a battleground for working out the ancient battles inside ourselves, in our ancestries and in our relationships. This workshop will incorporate guided visualization exercises and some  discussion of how images and language can help to guide us to reconcile with our demons. Readings will include Anne Sexton, Hanif Abdurraqib, Eugenia Leigh, Suji Kwok Kim, Noor Hindi, C.T Salazar, Torrin A. Greathouse and others.

NB: This class will be taught on Zoom and capped at 15. Link will be sent to email you use to register at the time of registration and again the day before the class. Please make sure to read our course policies page regarding workshop conduct and logistics before registering for any class at HVWC.

The scholarship application for the Altman Person of Color Scholarships, Limp Wrist LGBTQIA+ Scholarships, and the Need-Based Scholarships will be available on May 1 and will be due on May 15 for all summer and fall classes.

Joan Kwon Glass is the author of NIGHT SWIM (Diode Editions, 2022) & three chapbooks including IF RUST CAN GROW ON THE MOON (Milk & Cake Press, 2022). She serves as poet laureate for Milford, CT, as Editor in Chief for Harbor Review & as a Brooklyn Poets mentor. Joan’s poems have been published in or are forthcoming in Prairie Schooner, Asian American Writer’s Workshop (The Margins), Rattle, RHINO, Dialogist & elsewhere.

Event Location and Ticket Information

Date: Saturday, October 14, 2023
Times: 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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Presenter: Hudson Valley Writers Center
Presenter Phone: 9143325953
Presenter Website: https://www.writerscenter.org/calendar/octglass/