Bee Balm

Beginner + Intermediate Poetry Workshop

Course info:

Tuesdays, 6-8 p.m. at Pearl’s Books in Fayetteville

October 18, 2022 - November 15, 2022; November 29, 2022

Fee: $250*

Must be 18+

*If you are unable to afford the fee for this course, please reach out to Julia. There are a limited number of spots available for $100. If you would like to help pay the cost for someone else, please reach out as well.

Find a new way into your own story. Join us for Bee Balm, a lively six-week workshop where you can explore the moments of your life through poetry. Share your own flair and be floored by the writing of others. Find parallels between your story and others’, and let your voice ring out.

What will I do in this workshop? You’ll have the opportunity to write, revise, and share your poems with a community of attentive, curious writers like you. This workshop will center on drafting, especially for the first few weeks, so you don’t need to bring anything to the workshop. Bring your favorite writing instruments, paper or digital.

What will I create by the end of this workshop? One poem you write will be included in a chapbook, or small book of poems, which will be available for purchase at Pearl’s Books in Fayetteville. The chapbook will be crafted by poet Gwyn Hill.

Our last workshop meeting on November 29 will be a reading so you can share the work you’re proudest of.

How big will the workshop be? Only 10 people total will be in this workshop so writers will have time to share their work and receive feedback.