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KEENE - registration open for Alice B Fogel's workshop PUTTING TOGETHER YOUR POETRY MANUSCRIPT

New Hampshire Poet Laureate Alice B Fogel is leading the Putting Together Your Poetry Manuscript workshop on Saturday, March 25, from 11 am to 2 pm at the Toadstool Bookshop in Keene. If you're ready to assemble your poems into a book, this workshop is for you.

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Alice B Fogel is the Poet Laureate of New Hampshire (2014-2019). In addition to Strange Terrain, a guide to appreciating poetry without necessarily "getting" it, she is the author of four poetry collections, including Interval: Poems Based on Bach's Goldberg Variations (2015), which won the Nicholas Schaffner Award for Music in Literature and the recent New Hampshire Literary Award in Poetry, and Be That Empty, a national bestseller. A nine-time Pushcart nominee and recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship and other awards, her poems appear in many journals and anthologies, including Best American Poetry and Poet’s Choice, and her new collection, A Doubtful House, is forthcoming in April 2017. She works with learning disabled students at Landmark College in Putney, VT, and hikes mountains whenever possible.



You've written a whole lot of poems and are ready to see if or how they will work together as a chapbook or a full-length book. This workshop will help you think about how to organize a collection in such a way that it becomes its own work of art. We'll look at thematic, structural, emotional, stylistic, and other aspects involved in creating a balanced experience of unity and variety for a reader. When you come, bring a couple of other authors' poetry books, to talk about what works or doesn't work in their presentation, and bring your own collection of poems (20-60, on paper) and any notes, thoughts, or questions you have on putting it together as a book.

Alice B Fogel

Event date: 
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 11:00am
Event address: 
12 Emerald St.
the corner of Emerald and Main
Keene, NH 03431

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