Antioch University Santa Barbara to Host Perie Longo’s Summer Poetry Workshop

Antioch University Santa Barbara is proud to host Perie Longo’s Summer Poetry Workshop again this year on campus on Saturday, August 20 and Sunday, August 21.

Led by Perie Longo and featuring local poets David Starkey and Chryss Yost, this two-day workshop will spend time on all aspects of the practice of poetry: crafting, writing exercises, discussion, publication advice, and the art of reading your poems.

As a special offer to AUSB students, the workshop fee is discounted to $175. To enroll, contact [email protected] or 805-687-1619.

The Summer Poetry Workshop is an opportunity for participants to grow their poems with thoughtful attention from three poets laureate who combine their approaches for students to hone their skills and go deeper into their own creative process.

Perie Longo will focus on finding the hook of your poem – considering voice, emotion, and language – to bring it “home.” David Starkey will emphasize identifying strong lines and eliminating weak ones to help your poem achieve its full potential. And Chryss Yost will speak about what every poet can learn from a sonnet and other formal structures to help craft tension, rhythm, music, and breath so it will stand out as one to be remembered.

For more about the workshop, its leaders and full schedule, visit sbpoetryworkshop.com.

Posted on July 27, 2016

 

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