2019 Gold Rush Writers Conference

POETRY GAMES FOR POETS AND NON-POETS


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Erika Mailman


Erika Mailman
When we loosen up and let playfulness (or even randomness) guide our writing, we open up new avenues that can then be applied to our serious projects.
We'll embark on writing games like The Exquisite Corpse, antonym rewrites, a group sonnet, and others.

Sylvia Plath famously made lists of words from her thesaurus, and set herself the task of using them all in a single poem-that's the kind of mindset we'll have. Bring your notebook and a sense of adventure.

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