Description of Class
This 4-week workshop taught by award-winning poet Hannah Gamble (YOUR INVITATION TO A MODEST BREAKFAST) focuses on resistance and protest writing, and is open to writers of poetry as well as essays and memoir.
Students will read and discuss relevant work for inspiration and guidance, including Dr. Martin Luther King’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” short personal essays from the #ShoutYourAbortion website, June Jordan’s “Poem About My Rights,” Nikki Giovanni’s poem “For Saundra,” and Carolyn Forche’s poem “The Colonel.”
This course will include in-class writing and workshop assignments. No experience necessary—come armed with your pen!Top