ONLINE The Long Poem

ONLINE The Long Poem

Vivian Hansen
Thursdays
7-9pm MST
March 3, 2022 (6 weeks)
Member Price: $195
Non-member Price: $255

This course will prepare you for the act of creating a Long Poem.  This form is classical in many cultures, and in Canada, it reveals a hybrid tectonic in forms of verse novel, lyric sequence and series, a collage/montage.  The Long Poem form offers a depth of practice that invites the novel, with characters, setting, and mythological storytelling.  Break open your sense of what is: creative writing with this experimental form.

This is an interactive online class using the Zoom web platform.

Vivian Hansen is poet and creative nonfiction writer. She teaches creative writing with the University of Calgary, Mount Royal University and the Alexandra Writers Centre. She has two chapbooks: Never Call It Bird – the Melodies of AIDS, and Angel Alley – the Victims of Jack the Ripper. Her first full length book Leylines of My Flesh came out in 2002. A Bitter Mood of Clouds (2013) chronicles the life and times of Arne Petersen, a transgender Dane who received sex reassignment in Denmark in 1953. A Tincture of Sunlight was published with Frontenac in 2017.

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$ 255.00
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Level: Intermediate to advanced Course Type: Poetry Event: Course

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