Torque and Profit: A Poetry Workshop

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This workshop will focus on the twists and surprises of a poem (torque) and what is essential and needed in the poem (profit). Participants will examine iconic poems as well as work by new writers as models and prompts. Open to those writers who are truly interested in generating new work (often in class) and re-envisioning previous work.

About Jona Colson

Jona Colson’s first poetry collection, Said Through Glass, won the Jean Feldman Poetry Prize from the Washington Writers’ Publishing House. His poems have appeared in Ploughshares, The Southern Review, The Massachusetts Review, and elsewhere. His translations and interviews can be found in Prairie Schooner, Tupelo Quarterly, and The Writer’s Chronicle. He is an associate professor at Montgomery College in Maryland and lives in Washington, DC.


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