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.
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I enjoyed reading other peoples work and getting feedback about my own work– the handouts/video links and class lessons were also very informative and relevantly paced to the give structural guidelines.Catherine O’Neill
I enjoyed reading other peoples work and getting feedback about my own work– the handouts/video links and class lessons were also very informative and relevantly paced to the give structural guidelines.
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