Grammar + Style for Poets
Learn the rules so you know how to break them. We’ll review common punctuation and grammatical areas of confusion and error. We’ll focus on how to avoid these mistakes and how to express yourself in your poetry more clearly and accurately. You’ll learn about comma and dash usage, fragmenting, plurality, capitalization, as well as line breaks and other pauses.
- Students should bring something to write with.
About the Instructor
Joanna Suzanne Lee earned her MD from the Medical College of Virginia in 2007 and a Master’s in Applied Science from William & Mary in 2010. Her poetry has been published in a number of online and print journals, including Rattle, Caduceus, and The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature. As a leading force behind River City Poets, Joanna makes possible a wide range of poetry happenings throughout Richmond, and is especially interested in the intersection of creativity and healing. She is currently serving as Board Chair of the James River Writers.See More Classes By Instructor