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Saturday, April 30 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
A License to Steal FULL

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You have the time, the desk, and the notebook, and you can’t wait to write some new poems. But then. . . nothing happens. Zero, nada, zilch. You have absolutely nothing to say. Does that day sound familiar? Do you complain of writer's block? This workshop is designed to arm you with a set of burglar’s tools that will enable you to break into other poets’ poems, pilfer from them, and turn what you’ve taken into your own new poems. All perfectly legal! You will leave with several drafts in progress and strategies that make the day with nothing to say a thing of the past.

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Diane Lockward

Editor and Publisher, Terrapin Books
Diane Lockward is the author of The Crafty Poet: A Portable Workshop and four poetry books, most recently The Uneaten Carrots of Atonement. She is the recipient of the Quentin R. Howard Poetry Prize, a poetry fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, and a Woman of... Read More →

Saturday April 30, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm EDT
Charter School 1 Museum Place Mall, 2nd Fl, Salem, MA 01970