Stephanie (also Stephen and Steph) Burt is the author of three poetry collections, Belmont, Parallel Play, and Popular Music, and several collections of critical works.
Stephanie (also Stephen and Steph) Burt is the author of three poetry collections, Belmont, Parallel Play, and Popular Music, and several collections of critical works.Her essay collection Close Calls with Nonsense was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times Book Review, the London Review of Books, the Times Literary Supplement, The Believer, and the Boston Review.
His first full length collection, The words we use to express our feelings and our minds matter. If you have an interest in mental health, and if you like to express yourself creatively, come join the Iowa Youth Writing Project for “Writing Our Minds,” a four-session workshop exploring mental health through creative expression in a safe and vibrant space.
Every participant will have the choice to publish one piece of creative work in our very own workshop book.
Are you looking for a place to discuss and write about real-world issues?
A place where your voice will be taken seriously, no matter what your perspective?
Your mission in this weekend workshop, under Jenny's steady guidance, will be to write (anything! Hanif Abdurraqib is a poet, writer, and cultural critic from Columbus, Ohio.
His essays and music criticism have been published in , in Summer 2017.
With exercises to get you started and also some talk about poems already written (some quite new and some several centuries old), Stephanie will help show how nonhuman animals, talking plants, and speaking objects can become emotionally rich and aesthetically effective ways to explore who you are, who you have been, who you are not, and who you might be.
If there's time we may also look at how poets adopt and speak for already existing fictional characters, from ancient myths to modern science fictional speakers or pop stars.
Camae Ayewa (Moor Mother) is a musician, poet, visual artist, and workshop facilitator, and has performed at numerous festivals, colleges, galleries, and museums around the world, sharing the stage with King Britt, Roscoe Mitchell, Claudia Rankine, Bell Hooks, and more.
Camae is a vocalist in three collaborative performance groups: Irreversible Entanglements, Moor Jewelry and 700bliss.