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The Words Choose You: Poetry Demystified

This interactive writing workshop led by Milwaukee poet and essayist, Richard Hedderman, focuses on silencing the internal critic and opening the creative imagination. It is designed to demystify poetry—bringing the poet’s essential tools (diversity, language, poetic architecture, and metaphor) into practice. Participants engage in practical, yet intuitive exercises as a means of exploring ourselves and the world around us. Students share their works-in-progress and discuss Hedderman’s newest collection of poetry “Choosing A Stone” (Finishing Line Press, 2020.)


Richard Hedderman

Richard Hedderman is a Pushcart-nominated poet and author of two collections of poetry including, most recently, “Choosing a Stone” (Finishing Line Press). He has been a guest poet at the Library of Congress, and his writing has appeared in dozens ... read more

Date: Thu, Mar 18, 2021

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 12:30-1:45pm CT

Platform: Zoom

Instructor: Richard Hedderman

Fee: $10

Enrollment Limit: 300

Program Number: SPRI:354

Registration opens Tue, Jan 12, 2021.