Waxing Poetic: An Introduction to Poetry (Writer’s Toolbox)

Do you write poetry? Do you like poetry? Can poetry help us to be better writers in our day-to-day lives? Join Maureen Riggi, Forbes College secretary, for a few hours of escapism. Maureen holds a bachelor’s degree in literature with a minor in writing, and studied poetry under Emari DiGiorgio, Peter Murphy, and Stephen Dunn, poets well known in New Jersey and beyond. This workshop will touch on a few different styles and techniques commonly applied in poetry, and after discussion, you’ll have an opportunity to work from a prompt and, if you wish, share what you generate with your classmates. No prior experience is needed; just a desire to unplug from your daily tasks and reconnect with your creative side.

November 10, 2016, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Room E08, Dillon Court East