Poetry West Workshop: Photo Poems Sans Photos with Martin McGovern

Poetry West Workshop:  Photo Poems Sans Photos with Martin McGovern.

This workshop will use the method that Martin McGovern “discovered” to analyze a number of poems and to write and share poems of our own—so bring in five significant photos and your imagination.  We will also construct imaginary photos from which we can write new poems, “sans photos” –  without the real photos.  It will, I assure you, be a “fun day at the office.”

Martin McGovern’s 2015 collection of poems, Bad Fame (Able Muse Press), was a Colorado Book Award Finalist.  His poetry and reviews have appeared in The New Republic, Denver Quarterly, Poetry and elsewhere.  McGovern’s play, Joseph K, earned the 2009 Ovation Award for Best New Work from the Denver Post.

Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at Hooked on Books Downtown, 12 E. Bijou Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903.  Please RSVP to Hooked on Books at (719) 419-7660 so they will know how many will attend in order to properly and professionally prepare for the workshop.  Please park in the city garage right around the corner on Cascade for $1 all day Saturday.

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