Amy King’s workshops and critiques are as intelligent and intuitive as she is. She’s introduced me to conceptual ideas that seem at first complex and perhaps over my head—but the way she breaks them down and incorporates them step by step into fun and challenging exercises makes them so accessible that I find myself pondering and using them in my own poetics again and again. I’ve worked with her several times, and I highly recommend Amy’s teaching style—learned yet lucid, erudite yet playful. She’s a joy!
—Jenn Givhan, 2015 Winner NEA in Poetry
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*Click for Poetry Workshop Info* The Rooster Moans: Poetry Cooperative Dates: July 8 – August 4, 2012 For as long as we can remember, poets have addressed the sun and moon, distant lovers and heroes, while also separately singing odes to the gods. The Surrealist painter Leonora Carrington once said, “We learn about the soul,…
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Chicago Poetry! I was in Chicago once for AWP. I liked the place. Wish I had more time to explore. Lots of great poets there too. I’m thinking aloud here due to recent incidents that have brought Chicago and its poetry scene to my attention. If you’re actually interested in just how asinine one tiny…
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