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Poetry Workshop with Lily Greenberg at the Nyack Public Library

February 28, 2023 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Local Nyack poet Lily Greenberg will leading a generative poetry workshop.
Event description: Imitation of other writers has long been a practice of
poets. By learning how other poems work, we can, in turn, sharpen our tools
to use in our own work. In this one-hour workshop, we will explore two very
different poems and take time to draft imitations, as well as share and
discuss our findings.
About the author: Lily Greenberg is a poet from Nashville, Tennessee and
the author of In the Shape of a Woman, published with Broadstone Books in
2022. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Iron Horse Literary Review
, On the Seawall, Kissing Dynamite Poetry, About Place Journal, and LEON
Literary Review, among others, and she is the 2023 prize winner of Iron
Horse Literary Review’s NaPoMo Contest as well as the 2021 recipient of the
Dick Shea Memorial Prize for Poetry. Her work has been funded by Bread Loaf
Writers, University of New Hampshire, and Maine Writers and Publishers
Alliance. Lily holds an MFA from the University of New Hampshire and lives
in New York where she serves as Grants Coordinator for Columbia University
and Poetry Editor for Longleaf Review. Learn more at
http://lily-greenberg.com/ .

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