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Poetry Workshop in San Pedro

Funk it Up! Exploring Unexpected Forms with Kelly Grace Thomas

Want to know how to turn a grocery list into a work of art? Use equations to convey emotion? Create tension from a true/false quiz? Learn from award-winning poet, educator and editor, Kelly Grace Thomas how to funk it up by employing unexpected forms. From questionnaires to word problems, these strange and imaginative structures are sure to spice up your creative juices, and reshape the way you look at building a poem.

In this workshops participants will:

  • Cross genres and modalities to revive their poetry

  • Innovate new forms to create varied technique tension

  • Expand language through symbols and steps 

  • Alter expectations to catch any editor’s eye 

Sunday, April 7, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

San Pedro (RSVP for address) 

Class limit 15 poet

Tuition: $50