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Poetry Heat: Writing + Craft

at Art Studios @ JCC Manhattan - Upper West Side

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Upper West Side, Manhattan
334 Amsterdam Ave
At W 76th St
New York, New York 10023
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 10
Teacher: Hermine Meinhard

What you'll learn in this poetry class:

Find new paths into writing and surprise yourself with where it is possible to go. Poetry Heat is generative. You will write a poem every week and connect to language and experience in unexpected ways. We will do this through quietly playful exercises, often involving objects, artwork, or idiosyncratic texts, to evoke links to your own strongly charged material and to the vital, unconscious sources of your writing. Experiments with elements of craft, such as line, rhythm, and image, will be part of the mix to build your understanding of form. 

This is a vibrant, supportive community of writers in which your writing can deepen, flourish, and grow. The class includes a one-hour private conference with the instructor. Open and welcoming to beginners and experienced writers.

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Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan, while we are a Jewish community center, nothing about our art classes are religious and all are welcome in our building at all times.

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The school operates on a credit only policy and does not issue any refunds unless otherwise advised and approved by a program director, or only in the event that the school must cancel the program. The credit can be redeemed for any program (and most services) at the school, can be used by any family member on your account, and carries no expiration date. 

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For programs that meet 3+ times: students may receive school's credit for withdrawal from a program when their cancellation request conforms to the timetable outlined below. There is a $15 processing fee for all transfers and cancellations. 50% school credit will be granted for withdrawal from a school program when a written request is received before the second class. After the second class, JCC credit cannot be granted. (however, students may transfer from one class to another of equal or lesser value if there is space availability and with the program director's approval.) All cancellation request must be submitted to CourseHorse at [email protected] Please allow three to four weeks for processing of your cancellation request and be mindful of the timetable described above.

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