Saturday, September 27, 2014
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
This intensive day-long workshop will introduce you to various skills, methods, and tricks of the trade designed to further improve your poems. We will study elements of composition, sound, interpretation and editing. Formal, free verse, advanced and beginning poets are all welcome.
Saturday 9/27/2014, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Born in New York City in 1974, poet, literary and art critic, and translator Rowan Ricardo Phillips earned his BA at Swarthmore College and his PhD at Brown University. His poems have appeared in The New Republic, The New Yorker,The Paris Review, and Poetry among other publications.He is the author of the forthcoming book Heaven as well as The Ground, for which he was the recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award, the PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award and the GLCA New Writers Award for Poetry, along with having been a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Poetry and the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work in Poetry. He is currently a judge for the 2014 National Book Award in Poetry.
In addition to his work in the field of poetry, Phillips writes literary criticism, art criticism, and non-fiction: he is the author of a study of poetry, When Blackness Rhymes with Blackness; the translator, from the Catalan, of Salvador Espriu’s Ariadne in the Grotesque Labyrinth; and a contributing writer for Artforum Magazine; he has also written extensively on soccer online for The New Republic and The Paris Review.Phillips has taught at Stony Brook, Princeton, Harvard, and Columbia. A Fellow of the New York Institute for the Humanities at NYU, he divides his time between New York City and Barcelona.
Event Location and Ticket Information
HVWC in Sleepy Hollow
300 Riverside Drive
Sleepy Hollow, New York 10591
Handicap Accessible? Yes
Date: Saturday, September 27, 2014
Times: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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$175 - Members
$190 - Non-Members
Presenter: Rowan Ricardo Phillips
Presenter Phone: (914) 332-5953