Third Culture/Third Genre: Between Poetry and Prose, a Workshop
Marwa Helal
Third Culture/Third Genre: Between Poetry and Prose, a Workshop

One session, 2 hours (6:30PM-9:00PM)
Monday, May 21st, 2018
Fees & Payment Options:
$100*

*Maximum 8 students. Attendees who are returning students of Third Culture/Third Genre: Between Poetry and Prose*, please contact Tiffany Tran Le at tle@aaww.org for a discount.

Why you should take this class: Because you’re a third culture kid who writes third genre* work: You have good sense when it comes to knowing whether what you’re writing is better off as a poem or when it ought to be prose. But what do you do when it’s both? Together, we will explore the art of the lyric essay, a poet’s prose.

Class Description: We will share and workshop original lyric essays (written by you!) and think through what makes a poet’s prose successful; establishing structure and voice. Bring your work to share!

REGISTER HERE.

Marwa Helal is a poet and journalist. Her work appears in Apogee, Hyperallergic, the Offing, Poets & Writers, the Recluse, Winter Tangerine, and elsewhere. She is the author of I AM MADE TO LEAVE I AM MADE TO RETURN (No, Dear/Small Anchor Press, 2017) and Invasive species (Nightboat Books, 2019). Helal is the winner of BOMB Magazine’s Biennial 2016 Poetry Contest and has been awarded fellowships from Poets House, Brooklyn Poets, Cave Canem, and the Conversation Literary Festival. Born in Al Mansurah, Egypt, Helal currently lives and teaches in Brooklyn, New York. She received her MFA in creative nonfiction from The New School and her BA in journalism and international studies from Ohio Wesleyan University.

NOTE ON ACCESSIBILITY

*The space is wheelchair accessible. No stairs. Direct elevator from ground floor to 6th floor.

*We strongly encourage all participants of the space/event to be scent-free.

If you all have any other specific questions about accessibility, please email Tiffany Le at tle@aaww.org.

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Third Culture/Third Genre: Between Poetry and Prose, a Workshop

Marwa Helal
Monday, May 21, 2018
6:30 PM
$0.00
Asian American Writers’ Workshop
112 W. 27th Street, STE 600
New York New York 10001
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