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Friday, April 3 • 10:15am - 11:30am
2H: Uninformed: Creating New Forms in Poetry

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Poets have used received forms for centuries, as their tight constraints prompt us to innovate constantly. But what if you want to write something more modern and unexpected-- a form of your own invention? Participants in this session will create a series of constraints to construct a form of poetry on their own. This exciting workshop will tempt writers into breaking all the rules of form poetry as we know it, in an attempt to create work new and unseen.

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Porsha Olayiwola

Author, I SHIMMER SOMETIMES, TOO
Porsha Olayiwola is from the future! Black, poet, queer-dyke, hip-hop feminist, womanist: Porsha is a native of Chicago who now resides in Boston. Olayiwola is a writer, performer, educator and curator who uses afro-futurism and surrealism to examine historical and current issues... Read More →


Friday April 3, 2020 10:15am - 11:30am EDT
Cabot Room - 4th Floor