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Writing Poetry like Hemingway Might Have

Sunday, December 16, 2018

11:00AM - 1:00PM

$60 New Student | $45 Returning


Simple language. Vivid details, selected carefully. Focused subject matter treated in a way that brings in any reader. While Ernest Hemingway may be known for his fiction, his exquisite, unique style is a great tool to inspire compelling poems that connect with readers in their crafty simplicity. This seminar will walk us through how to write like Hemingway in the poetry genre, using key excerpts of some of his most celebrated works to inspire new poems that leap off the page. Join poet Lynne Golodner, who claims Hemingway as her favorite author (despite his controversial misogyny), for the unique voice, tailored word choice, and simplicity that elevates his work and draws in readers in the most unlikely of ways.

  • Fee: $60 or $45 for former/current students

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Instructor Lynne Meredith Golodner is an award-winning author and entrepreneur with thousands of articles and eight books, including The Flavors of Faith: Holy Breads (2013). Her public relations and business messaging development firm, Your People provides strategic storytelling, relationship-building and higher purpose as the keys to success. In 2016, Lynne formed One Earth Writing, a 501c3 public charity that uses writing to build confidence in teens while connecting them with peers from different races, religions and socioeconomic origins. A Fulbright Specialist, Lynne is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Goddard College. Find her online at lynnegolodner.com.