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YOUTH: The Form’s the Thing: An Intro to Poetic Forms with Czaerra Galicinao Ucol

$0.00 · May 4

In this workshop, we’ll be talking about a few poetic forms, or specific sets of rules that can dictate a poem’s structure, rhythm, meter, and even rhyme, and try our hand at them.

Start Date

May 4

Class Times

10:00am – 12:00pm CT

Day(s) of the Week

Saturday

Sessions

1

Location

Chicago Studio

Instructor

Price

Free

In stock

Description

Want to lend some structure to your poems? Curious to learn about a new tool to experiment with in your writing? In this workshop, we’ll be talking about a few poetic forms, or specific sets of rules that can dictate a poem’s structure, rhythm, meter, and even rhyme, and try our hand at them.

Open to youth students in grades 9th-12th.


 

About Czaerra Galicinao Ucol

Czaerra Galicinao Ucol is a queer Filipino writer from Chicago. A 2020 graduate of the Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program at New York University, their work has appeared in or is forthcoming from The Offing, Locked Horn Press, Marías at Sampaguitas, and beestung. They are a Best New Poets 2021 and Best of the Net 2021 nominee. Their debut chapbook Pisces Urges is forthcoming from Sampaguita Press in Summer 2023. They are also the Programs and Communications Director of Luya, a local grassroots poetry organization centering people of color, which was nominated for Best Poetry Organization in Chicago Reader’s Best of 2021 Awards.