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Villanelle Crash Course

at The Writer's Center - Bethesda

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4508 Walsh St
Btwn Wisconsin & West Avenues
Bethesda, Maryland 20815
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Class Level: Intermediate
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Claudia Gary

What you'll learn in this poetry class:

Here's an opportunity either to improve your villanelle skills or to write your first one. With the help of a widely published author of villanelles and sonnets, participants will read several classic and contemporary examples to see why they work, and write one or more of their own. 

Then, writers will see how a new poem can be improved by revision. (Feel free also to bring one you've been working on.) Participants will leave with at least one new or improved villanelle, as well as insights about how writing poetry in form can unlock deeper meaning.

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The Writer's Center

In 1976, a group of literature enthusiasts led by Allan Lefcowitz, Barbara Lefcowitz, Jane Fox, Merrill Lefler, Ann McLaughlin, Richard Peabody, John Hill and others embarked on a mission to make an independent home for the literary arts in the D.C. area. A community where likeminded individuals could...

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