Wednesday, August 18, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Eastern
This essay form is particularly well-matched for our distracted, information-soaked age. Lyric essays tend to move through their material more associatively than the traditional narrative, providing a method of weaving a whole fabric of meaning from the disparate threads of memories, facts, ideas, obsessions, and images that can so easily tangle up our minds.
This webinar will introduce you to the lyric essay as a playful, accessible, and meaningful form, and inspire you to try your hand at writing your own.
In this webinar, you will:
There will be time for a Q&A at the end of the presentation.
This webinar is ideal for anyone curious about both poetry and prose, as well as hybrid forms, willing to think beyond the traditional story structure, and eager to try new things.
All registrants receive a recording.
It is not uncommon for classes to fill up before the end of early registration, particularly in the last few days before the deadline. If you know for certain that you wish to take a particular class, we recommend registering early. If you'd like to be added to a waitlist for a sold-out class, please email our director of education, Sharla Yates, at [email protected].
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My classmates comments were my lifejacket when I feared I’d sink.Deb Steinkamp
My classmates comments were my lifejacket when I feared I’d sink.
We will provide closed-captioning upon request. Please contact us at least a week prior to the webinar to allow time for scheduling with a captioner.
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Our webinars are usually presented on Wednesday at 2:00 pm Eastern time. We rarely repeat webinars, but we do send out a recording of the program to everyone who registers, and you may watch the program at your conviencence.
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