Winter 2018: Revising and Editing Poetry


Winter 2018: Revising and Editing Poetry


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January 14 – February 18, 2018
Sundays, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Class meets at Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington
Instructor: Stephanie Adams-Santos
For writers at all levels

Participants will look at techniques for revising and editing poems and try different approaches to revising the same poem.

Stephanie Adams-Santos is a Guatemalan-American writer, educator, and tarot reader. She is the author of Swarm Queen’s Crown (Fathom Books), and several chapbooks, including Little Fugues (Sola Books, 2015) and The Sundering (Poetry Society of America, 2009), which was selected by Linda Gregg as winner of the New York Chapbook Fellowship. Adams-Santos’ poems have appeared in many print and online journals and magazines, including Guernica Magazine, The Boston Review, and Orion.

Previous students say:
“Stephanie is a gem. The Literary Arts space is lovely. Very enjoyable and inspiring. Really great to have the opportunity to take a small class of this high quality.”
“The instructor is very engaging, interesting, and has uncanny ability to engage imagination with prompts.”

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE: Scholarships pay for the entire class tuition. All of our writing classes have at least one scholarship position available, made possible by a generous gift from Dennis Steinman. To apply, email Susan Moore, Director of Programs for Writers, at with your name, contact information, and list three classes in order of preference. Please note that preference is not guaranteed. All scholarships are subject to availability.

CLASS LIAISONS: All classes have one liaison position. Liaisons receive free tuition in exchange for light duties before and after each class meeting. Contact Susan Moore at for more information.