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Words Choose You: Poetry Demystified

You don’t have to be a poet to write poetry. Milwaukee-area poet and essayist, Richard Hedderman, demystifies poetry, opens the imagination, and brings the writer’s tools of intuition, language and poetic structure into practice. Learn to troll for vocabulary and vanquish fear of the blank page. Explore the poetic process through a structured writing exercise. Participants share works-in-progress, and conclude with a reading from Richard’s latest 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 prose and poetry have been ... read more

Date: Wed, Dec 1

Delivery Method: In-person With Livestream

Time: 2:15-3:30pm CT

Location: UWM Hefter Conference Center or view on Zoom

Instructor: Richard Hedderman

Fee: $10

Program Number: FALL:390

Note: In-person capacity: 38
Live-stream capacity: 300

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