South Pomfret, Vermont
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Spring Poetry Studio

Poets of all experiences, come experiment with new forms and techniques.

"I am limited by what my hand can do." - Anaïs Duplan

In this class we will experiment with new poetic forms and techniques. Over the course of five weeks we will strengthen our work and take risks in our writing. Through a combination of in-class writing exercises, workshops, and discussion of outside poems, we will develop reading and writing practices that will make us more attentive, generative, and generous poets. Participants will be expected to read three short poems and hand in one new poem each week. This poetry workshop welcomes poets of all experiences. Please bring something to write with and paper.

Katherine Gibbel is a writer who grew up in Brooklyn, New York. Her work has been published in Bat City Review, The Bennington Review, Gulf Coast Online, Tin House, and elsewhere. She has taught creative writing at the University of Iowa, Victoria University of Wellington in Aotearoa/New Zealand, and the Advanced Studies Program at St. Paul’s School. She holds an MFA in poetry from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. For more about Katherine, visit