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Fall Poetry Workshops: Benjamin Myers

Fall Poetry Workshops: Benjamin Myers

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Fall Virtual Poetry Workshops
Led by Benjamin Myers

Mondays, 6:30 - 8:00 pm Central Time
9/26: Making Poetry from your Memories: Image and Emotion
10/17: The Free Verse Line: A Masterclass
11/28: Meaningful Shape: Working with Traditional Forms

Join Belle Point Press online for three monthly poetry workshops this fall. Former Oklahoma Poet Laureate Ben Myers will offer practical techniques, critical perspectives, and a supportive environment to help poets develop their skills across a wide range of forms.

  • Registration fee is $25 per session
  • Participants will receive the meeting link(s) via email
  • Participants also receive an exclusive discount code on other Belle Point products
  • We have reserved up to 3 fee waiver slots per workshop. Participants interested in this option may email to query: no explanation necessary

Benjamin Myers was the 2015-2016 Poet Laureate of the State of Oklahoma and is the author of three books of poetry: Black Sunday (Lamar University Press, 2018), Lapse Americana (New York Quarterly Books, 2013) and Elegy for Trains (Village Books Press, 2010), as well as a book of criticism, A Poetics of Orthodoxy (Cascade Books, 2020). His poems may be read in The Yale Review, Rattle, 32 Poems, Image, Nimrod and other literary journals as well as in magazines such as Oklahoma Today and The Christian Century. He has been honored with an Oklahoma Book Award from the Oklahoma Center for the Book and with a Tennessee Williams Scholarship from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference. His prose appears in World Literature Today, Books and Culture, First Things and other magazines. Myers teaches poetry writing and literature and directs the Honors Program at Oklahoma Baptist University.

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