Poetics in the New Millenium with Eloisa Amezcua @ Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing, Tempe [9 September]

Poetics in the New Millenium with Eloisa Amezcua


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10:30 - 12:30

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Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing
450 E Tyler Mall, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85281
Poetics in the New Millenium: Reading and Writing Contemporary Poetry with Eloisa Amezcua

Dates: Saturdays, Sep 9 — Oct 28, 2017, 10:30am-12:30pm
Location: Piper Writers House, 450 E Tyler Mall, Tempe, AZ 85281
Cost: $399 Regular, $299 Student

Learn more at piper.asu.edu/classes/eloisa-amezcua/poetics-in-the-new-millenium

About the Class:
What does contemporary poetry look like? What makes a poem successful? How do we write for a fast-paced, ever-changing world? Both a survey of contemporary poetry and a generative workshop, this course will use poems from some of today’s most recognized established and emerging writers to help shape and develop our poetic vocabularies, expand our notion of the poem, and push the boundaries of what 21st century literature can be. In addition to close reading, analysis, and discussion, each poem will be used as a model or prompt for students’ own work, which will be critiqued, revised, and workshopped over 8 weeks. The course will also include tips and tricks for submitting and publishing work in print and online literary journals. Authors include Mary Szybist, Ocean Vuong, Joy Harjo, Tiana Clark, Jamaal May, and more. Writers of all backgrounds and skill levels are welcome.

About the Instructor:
Eloisa Amezcua is an Arizona native. In 2014, she completed the MFA program at Emerson College in Boston, MA. She's received fellowships and scholarships from the MacDowell Colony, the Fine Arts Work Center, Vermont Studio Center, the Bread Loaf Translators' Conference, the Vermont College of Fine Arts Post-Graduate Workshop, the Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference, and the NY State Summer Writers Institute.

Eloisa's debut collection, From the Inside Quietly, is the inaugural winner of the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize selected by Ada Limón, forthcoming from Shelterbelt Press. She is the author of three chapbooks: On Not Screaming​ (Horse Less Press, 2016) Symptoms of Teething, winner of the 2016 Vella Chapbook Award (Paper Nautilus Press, 2017), and Mexicamericana (Porkbelly Press, 2017). She currently lives in Phoenix and is founder and editor-in-chief of The Shallow Ends: A Journal of Poetry.

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