Monday, January 05, 2015

WORKSHOP: ANAPEST, DACTYL, IAMB, TROCHEE

Anapest, dactyl, iamb, trochee: Don't know what these metric feet are? Don't worry; by the end of this workshop, you will! We will read, write, and recite metric poetry and learn to scan poems using Shakespeare, Dickinson, Poe, Annie Finch, Timothy Steele, and others.

Comfortable space on West 72nd near 1,2,3 trains and M5, M72, and M104 buses. March 7, 14, 21, and 28 4-6 pm; $195. Enrollment limited. Preregistration required. Call 212-712-9865.

Workshop leader Larissa Shmailo is poetry editor of MadHat Annual, editor-in-chief of Twenty-first Century Russian Poetry, and translator of the Russian Futurist opera Victory over the Sun. Her work has been published in over 100 noted journals and will appear in the new Random House anthology of metrical verse, Measure for Measure.

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