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Writing the Prose Poem with Shira Dentz

Join poet, editor, and professor, Shira Dentz, for a one-day intensive about the prose poem. The day will consist of both generative exercises and workshopping.

Shira Dentz the author of five full-length books, black seeds on a white dish (Shearsman), door of thin skins (CavanKerry), how do i net thee (Salmon Poetry), the sun a blazing zero (Lavender Ink/Diáologos, forthcoming 2019), and Sisyphusina (PANK, forthcoming 2020), and two chapbooks, Leaf Weather (Shearsman), and FLOUNDERS (Essay Press). Her books have been reviewed in many venues including American Book Review, Rain Taxi, Boston Review, Georgia Review, Colorado Review, Cutbank, Denver Quarterly, RATTLE, Fourth Genre, and The Rumpus. Interviews have appeared in journals including Ploughshares and The Rumpus.

A graduate of the Iowa Writers‘ Workshop, she holds a doctorate in Creative Writing and Literature from the University of Utah. Dentz was Drunken Boat’s Reviews Editor from 2011-2016, and she is currently Special Features Editor at Tarpaulin Sky. She teaches creative writing at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York. More about her writing can be found at shiradentz.com.

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Hudson Valley Writers Center
300 Riverside Drive
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Saturday, November 10, 2018
Times: 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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Presenter: Hudson Valley Writers Center
Presenter Phone: 9143325953