Poetry of the Fantastic

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Presented by Writespace at Writespace, Houston TX

Aug 25
Poetry of the Fantastic

Combine your love of poetry with your love of the speculative, surrealist, weird, slipstream, science fiction, fantasy, mythic, and horror genres in this 3-hour workshop.

Described by Suzette Haden Elgin as exploring “a reality that is in some way different from the existing reality,” poetry of the fantastic encompasses speculative, surrealist, weird, slipstream, science fiction, fantasy, mythic, and horror genres. The opportunity to create poems about fantastic worlds and scenarios opens writers to an exciting new freedom that brings fresh energy to our work. In this workshop, we’ll explore the masterpieces of contemporary poets of the fantastic, from Jane Yolen to Mary Soon Lee to Neil Gaiman, and attempt to discern why and how their poems succeed, as

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ADMISSION INFO

PRICE: Early-Bird until Monday, August 20th: $40 for members, $55 for non-members; After Monday, August 20th: $50 for members, $65 for non-members
LEVEL: All Levels
CAP: Limited to 15 Writers

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2000 Edwards St. #208, Houston, TX 77007

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