Poetry Society at Weymouth, Jan. 16

North Carolina Poetry Society Winter Meeting

Saturday, January 16th, 2010   Weymouth Center, in Southern Pines, NC
9:15am   Registration and order lunch (or bring your own)
10:00am  Short Business Meeting, President Tony Abbott presiding
10:30am  Winter Workshops:

"Short Forms" with Janice Moore Fuller, English professor and writer-in-residence, Catawba College.
*discussion of short forms such as the minute, the triolet, the decrescendo, etc...
*review examples and then practice in writing.
*bring raw material for writing, i.e. "failed" poems, writing notebook, etc.
"Lifting and Writing from Behind our Veils" with Jaki Shelton Green, 2008 Piedmont Poet Laureate
*explore your creativity, secrets, and memories.
"No Ideas But in Things" with Ruth Moose, UNC-Chapel Hill Creative Writing Program
*learn how to move from the subjective to the specific in your poems.
12:00pm  Lunch, book room open
1:00pm  Readings by Workshop Leaders
2:15pm  Open mic and recitation

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