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Saturday, October 12 • 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Ticketed Event: Learn to Write Poetry with Mark Fitzgerald

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In this introductory hands-on workshop, join poet Mark Fitzgerald, author of Downburst, to examine a variety of poems, including haiku, meditative poems, ekphrastic poems, and narrative poems. We will analyze a number of poems from well-known authors and discuss form, style, voice, rhythm, imagery, metaphor, point of view, and other poetic elements. Each participant will produce an original poem based on a writing prompt and receive feedback from the class. Participants are asked to bring a photo or work of art that fascinates them.


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Mark Fitzgerald

Mark Fitzgerald is the author of two books of poetry, Downburst (Cinnamon Press, 2019) and By Way of Dust and Rain (Cinnamon Press, 2010, 2019). His poetry has appeared in various periodicals, including Santa Clara Review, Slipstream, Crab Creek Review, Naugatuck River Review and... Read More →



Saturday October 12, 2019 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Merten Hall, Room 2500 4441 George Mason Blvd, Fairfax, VA 22030
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