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Master Class: Writing Ekphrastic Poetry Drawing Inspiration from other Art Forms

LitSpace Literary Arts Institute at Morean Arts Center
Saint Petersburg, FL


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Keep St. Pete Lit is pleased to name the second recipient of the LitSpace St. Petersburg Writers Residency, Alison Stone.

In this experiential workshop with Ms. Stone, we will explore using other art forms to stimulate poems. Whether the inspiration is a work of visual art or a desire for revisionist mythmaking, other genres have served to spark poets for centuries. We will examine some viewpoints and strategies used by a variety of poets, and then generate work using in-class prompts. There will be time for sharing and feedback if desired.

About the Instructor:
Alison Stones poems have appeared in The Paris Review, Poetry, Ploughshares, Poetry International, Chelsea, Barrow Street, and a variety of other journals and anthologies.  She has been awarded Poetrys Frederick Bock Prize and New York Quarterlys Madeline Sadin award.

Ms. Stone is also a visual artist who spent nine years producing oil painting of the 78 images of the tarot.  The Stone Tarot is available in stores and on the internet. (stonetarot.com).  Ms. Stone has exhibited her paintings in a variety of galleries, museums, and other venues in London, MA, RI, and NY.

She is a psychotherapist in private practice in New York City and Nyack, NY.

*There is a $15.00 fee per person for this Master Class.

Saturday, April 15 (1:00-3:00pm)

Location
  LitSpace Literary Arts Institute at Morean Arts Center
719 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701
United States

Dates
 
Start: Saturday Apr 15, 2017 1:00 PM
End: Saturday Apr 15, 2017 3:00 PM

Prices
 
$15.00

Contact
 
Who: LitSpace
Phone: 727-798-4530
Email: keepstpetelit@gmail.com
Web: http://keepstpetelit.org/litspace/

More Info
 
Minimum Age: 18
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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