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Have you ever been haunted by an image in a poem? What makes certain images haunting?
Discourse, in-class writing, workshop. This generative craft session and workshop will focus on exploring reasons why some images are more haunting than others, from the diction that populates the imagery, to the grammar and syntax that organizes it, to context with which an image is inflected by its surrounding lines, and more. Participants will leave with a personalized definition of what makes an image haunted/haunting to them as well as an understanding of composition and revision strategies that can drive images toward greater hauntedness.
Mark is a writer of poetry, fiction, film, and other things. Originally from Georgia, he currently lives in California. You can follow him on twitter and instagram. https://www.markleidner.com/
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FInancial aid is applied for on a class by class basis. Not all classes offer financial aid. There is a limited amount of funding available, and aid is awarded in the order received.
This financial aid form is for:
The Ruth Stone House BIPOC Fellowship
Includes: Full tuition, Room and Board at the Inn for a BIPOC poet
Lucy Terry Prince Fellowship
Includes: Full tuition, Room & Board at the Inn for a Poet of Color living in Vermont, or with roots in Vermont
The James Tate Scholarship
Full tuition for a poet under the age of 40 (does not include Room & Board)
Award for $600 reduced tuition for a BIPOC poet.
Need-based scholarships awarded to poets of merit with expressed socioeconomic need