Poetry Workshop

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Zion-Benton Public Library
Meeting Room B

Event Details

Using discussions of sample poems and guided writing exercises, attendees will free write and shape their words into a poem draft.  Our presenter will lead a discussion of what makes a poem, how to ignore the rules during the creation process, and how to either use or break the rules during revision.  A handout with sample poems and resources for further study will be provided to attendees.  Patrons are welcome to bring their own laptops or notepads if desired.

Bio:  Pamela Hirschler's poetry chapbook, WHAT LIES BENEATH, is forthcoming from Finishing Line Press.  Her poems have appeared in numerous library journals and anthologies.  She received her MFA in Poetry from Drew University in 2017.

Event Type(s): Adult Program
Age Group(s): High School Teens (Grades 9-12), ZB Adults (Ages 18+)
Presenter: Pamela Hirschler
Christina McDowell
(847) 872-4680 ext. 113

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