The Craft of Poetry - In-Person

Facilitator: Christine Wilson

  • Date: 04-18-2023 to 05-30-2023
  • Time: 7:00 pm ET to 9:00 pm ET
  • Tuition: $195.00
  • Open to: All Genders 16+
This class is now full. You may join the waitlist to be contacted if a spot opens up. A tuition deposit is not required for the waitlist.

Craft of Poetry Image

The Craft of Poetry will explore an aspect of poetry, look at poets who utilize that aspect in their poems, and hone and craft the writer's own work.

Tuesdays: Apr 18 - May 30 In-Person at WWf(a)C. This six-part series will incorporate intentional pauses to attend Poetry Night at Sitwell's on 1st Tuesdays.

Class Arc: Each session will have a different focus on different elements on these general topics.
   Wk 1: An Intro article to turn on the craft focus
   Wk 2: Focus on creative language
   Wk 3: Focus on shape and rhythm: line breaks/stanzas/space/meter
   Wk 4: Focus on Themes ex: place, belief, anatomy, geology, bees
   Wk 5: Focus on forms: sonnet/sestina/golden shovel/experimental
   Wk 6: Staying inspired, living like a poet

CANCELLATION POLICY: Tuition is non-refundable but can be credited towards a future class if the student withdraws no later than 14 days prior to the beginning of class. No refunds for missed classes. All credits must be used within one (1) year of receipt.Covid-19 Protocol: Masks encouraged.

Christine Wilson is a graduate of the Conscious Feminine Leadership Academy.

What Motivates Her:
To demystify poetry while encouraging folks to embrace the mystery.
To study the lineage of poetry.
To support writers in honing their own poetic voice.
To cultivate a brave space for poets to listen, share, and grow.

(Artwork by Christine Wilson)

Location & Special Instructions

Women Writing for (a) Change
6906 Plainfield Road
Cincinnati, OH 45236


Scholarships in varying amounts are available for our programs depending on need and availability of funds. If you would like to apply for a scholarship for one of our classes, click here to download our PDF application. Call 513-272-1171 if you have further questions.

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