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Poetry Workshop

Saturday, March 16, 2024 — 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Craft poems in response to artwork created by local community members.

March 16, 2024

Events > Poetry Workshop

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Saturday, March 16, 2024
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
234 Kensington Road
Berlin, CT

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    Join poet and master teaching artist Victoria Nordlund to craft poems in response to artwork created by local community members.

    From haiku suites, to free verse, to concrete poetry, this workshop encourages the convergence of visual and poetic expressions, fostering a supportive and dynamic environment where works may be shared and potentially exhibited at our library. Welcoming writers of all levels, the workshop promises an enjoyable exploration of Ekphrasis poetry, weaving words and imagery to articulate emotional experiences and subject matter inspired by art.

    About the Presenter

    Victoria Nordlund is the creative writing director at Rockville High School in Vernon, CT, an adjunct professor at the University of Connecticut, and lead master teaching artist of the The Nook Farm Writers Collaborative at The Mark Twain House & Museum. Her poetry collections Wine-Dark Sea and Binge Watching Winter on Mute are published by Main Street Rag. She is a Best of the Net and Pushcart Prize Nominee, whose work has appeared in PANK Magazine, Rust+Moth, Chestnut Review, Pidgeonholes, Connecticut Literary Anthology, Maudlin House, trampset, and elsewhere.

     

     

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