Beyond Language: A Generative Workshop


Beyond Language: A Generative Workshop


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Saturday, November 11, 2017
1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Classroom B
Northwest Film Center (934 SW Salmon St, Portland, OR 97205)
$75.00 (tuition includes admission to Wordstock)
taught by Neil Aitken / class size limited to 15

Through a series of exercises which use image, memory, and translation to defamiliarize language, this genrerative workshop will help participants uncover and discover what lurks beneath and beyond the surface of the every day and commonplace.  

Neil Aitken is the author of two books of poetry, The Lost Country of Sight (Anhinga), which won the Philip Levine Prize, and Babbage’s Dream (Sundress), as well as a chapbook of poetry, Leviathan (Hyacinth Girl Press). He is the founding editor of Boxcar Poetry Review and his own poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Adroit Journal, American Literary Review, Southern Poetry Review, and many other literary journals.