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In this poetry discussion and writing workshop, we celebrate the art of poet and photojournalist Jun Fujita. After exploring the exhibition Jun Fujita: American Visionary, we will discuss the tanka, an ancient Japanese poetic form often composed in sequence or conversation. After reading and discussing the tanka poems published by Fujita in Poetry, we will compose tanka of our own.
One session. E – $50, R – $55
Maggie Queeney is the author of settler. Her poetry and visual art have recently been honored with the 2019 Stanley Kunitz Memorial Prize, and she is the recipient of a Ruth Stone Scholarship.
There are no required materials for this seminar.
There is no reading assignment for this seminar.
- Online registration opens at 9 am (CST) on Tuesday, January 7.
- Phone registration opens at 12 pm (CST) on Wednesday, January 8.
Early registration (E) prices are in effect from January 7 at 9 am through January 24 at 4 pm. Regular registration (R) prices are in effect January 24 at 4 pm through the end of the term.
We offer a 10% discount to members, seniors, and students.
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