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The True, Brilliant You: Master Class with Brenda Shaghnessy

Thu, Nov 7, 2019 from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm PST
925 SW Washington Street Portland, OR 97205
Thursday, November 7, 2019 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Instructor: Brenda Shaughnessy In this workshop you will read poems (to fill up on wonder and beauty and weirdness and resilience) workshop poems, (to re-see ourselves and hear each other), and generate poems (to open up to the new brilliant truth in us.) This class is for experienced poets. To apply for this class, please e-mail three poems in a single document by October 15, 2019 to Susan Moore at susan@literary- arts.org. Work e-mailed as the manuscript submission will be shared among registered students and discussed in this three- hour workshop. Brenda Shaughnessy is the author of five collections of poetry, most recently The Octopus Museum. Her book Our Andromeda was a New York Times Notable book and a finalist for the Griffin International Prize and the Kingsley Tufts Prize. Her work has appeared in Best American Poetry, Harper’s, The Nation, The New Yorker, O Magazine, Paris Review, Poetry, and elsewhere. She received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2013 and is Associate Professor in the MFA program at Rutgers University-Newark.