The Soul Of A Poem

  • 334 Amsterdam Avenue New York, NY, 10023 United States

Learn to draw on the elusive aspects of experience that give a poem depth and mystery. Using in-class exercises, objects, outside texts, and personal journals, connect to your deepest material, shaping it into finished works.

Six Wednesday evenings, May 3, 10, 17, and 24; June 7 and 14 (no classes May 31)

6:30 - 9:00 pm


Hermine Meinhard's book Bright Turquoise Umbrella, published by Tupelo Press, was a finalist for the Poetry Society of America's Norma Farber First Book Award. Her poems have appeared in American Letters & Commentary, Barrow Street, Drunken Boat, Verse Daily and many other publications. Meinhard is a faculty member of NYU's McGhee Division, and teaches workshops at the JCC Manhattan and NYPL through New York Writers Workshop. She has an MFA in poetry from Sarah Lawrence College.