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ONSITE: A Little Bread – a Crust – a Crumb: Celebrating Emily Dickinson (Only offered once a year!)

Celebrate the poet Emily Dickinson by reading some of her poems, eating her famous cake, and writing poems of your own. We'll also look at some of Dickinson's manuscripts and letters, and we'll consider how her writing process and life experiences shaped her poetry. 

Special Notes

  • All materials are provided, but feel free to bring a favorite notebook or writing instrument.

    This is an ONSITE course. All onsite students are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Students are expected to adhere to our COVID-19 policies. Onsite courses do not come with studio access outside of class time. Paid open studio access is available through our Studio Access Program. For more info please visit visarts.org.

    Classes are confirmed one week prior to the start date. In order to help us confirm classes, please register as early as possible.
About the Instructor

Lauren Miner

Lauren Miner is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, where she earned an MFA in creative writing (concentrating in poetry) and an MA in English (writing her thesis about descriptions of photographs in the poems of Larry Levis). She's led creative-writing workshops at VCU, the UVa Young Writers' Workshop, and elsewhere. Her creative interests include poetry, nonfiction, photography (both analog and digital), and comics. She currently serves as an assistant poetry editor at Four Way Review, and she is the Artist-in-Residence for the James River Park System.

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ONSITE: A Little Bread – a Crust – a Crumb: Celebrating Emily Dickinson (Only offered once a year!)

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Class Details
November 1910 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Day: Sat
Tuition: $85.00
Member Tuition: $76.50
Additional fees apply
Instructor: Lauren Miner
Level: All Levels
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