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Writing Visual Poetry


Amanda Ngoho Reavey is a Philippine-born, Wisconsin-raised poet and author of Marilyn, a poetry memoir about transnational adoption, travel, and identity, winner of the Best Book Award in Creative Writing: Poetry from the Association for Asian American Studies. Reavey earned an MFA in Writing & Poetics from Naropa University in...

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Course Starts

September 21, 2021

Course Time (CST)

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

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Course Ends

November 9, 2021

Course Cost


Explore reading and writing various forms of poetry inspired by the visual arts as well as poetry that is in some way visual itself with instructor Amanda Ngoho Reavey. For the first part of class, we’ll get inspired by reading and discussing essays on craft and works by other poets, such as Tom Philipps, Cecilia Vicuña, Apollinaire, and responding to prompts. For the second part of class, we’ll workshop drafts of our own new poems with mindfulness and compassion. You will leave the workshop with drafts of new poems, thoughtful feedback and tips for revision. This class is open to all writing levels. Registration for this course is limited to twelve participants.

SCHOLARSHIP AVAILABLE: There is one (1) scholarship available for this course. Students of need are encouraged to apply through our Scholarship Application page.

QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS COURSE? Visit our FAQ page or e-mail course coordinator Christopher Chambers.

DISCOUNT FOR ACADEMY MEMBERS: Members receive a 10% discount Member Rate on this course (discount applied during registration). Not an Academy member? Choose the "Member Rate + Membership" option during registration to receive your discount rate. Academy Members receive discounts on courses, contests, and ticketed events, as well as an annual subscription to Wisconsin People & Ideas magazine.

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