Instructor: Hermine Meinhard
Learn to draw on the elusive aspects of experience that give a poem depth and mystery. Using in-class exercises, objects, outside texts, and personal journals, connect to your deepest material, shaping it into finished works.
Bio: Hermine Meinhard’s book, Bright Turquoise Umbrella, was a finalist for the Poetry Society of America’s Norma Farber First Book Award. Meinhard has published poems in Barrow Street, American Letters & Commentary, Drunken Boat, Luna, La Petite Zine and Verse Daily, among other journals. She has done readings throughout the East Coast and in the Midwest at venues such as Live from Prairie Lights Bookstore, the Hudson Valley Writers Center and The Kitchen. The grand prize winner of the Sue Saniel Elkind Poetry Award, she was also finalist for the Poetry Society of America’s Robert H. Winner Memorial Award and a Pushcart Prize nominee. Other honors include fellowships at Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the Ragdale Foundation, and the Blue Mountain Center. Through New York Writers Workshop, she teaches classes at the JCC of Manhattan and NYPL. She has an MFA in Poetry from Sarah Lawrence College and is a member of the Urban Range Poetry Collective. Learn more about Hermine here: http://www.theurbanrange.com/poet.php?id=7
6 Wednesdays, May 14, 21, and 28; June 11, 18 and 25
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Mon – Thu: 9 am – 9 pm
Fri: 9 am – 4 pm
Sat (Shabbat): Closed
Sun: 10 am – 5 pm
The Jewish Community Center in Manhattan
The Samuel Priest Rose Building
334 Amsterdam Avenue at West 76th Street
New York, NY 10023