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Nature Poetry Workshop


Instructor, Nancy McMillan
Fridays, April 16th & 23rd
12 noon - 1:30 pm

via Zoom

Celebrate National Poetry Month in April and try your hand at poetry. No experience necessary. We’ll discuss examples of nature-based poetry, then students will write poems using different poetry forms, such as haiku and mirrored poems.

The instructor will guide students in creating their poems.

The fee for the two-day workshop is $45. Class enrollment limited to eight students.

For those students who would like to participate in Margaret Gibson's (Current State of CT Poet Laureate) Poetry workshop on April 30th there will be a discount. Please use the drop-down menu on Margaret Gibson's page when registering.

Nancy McMillan of Bethlehem is the award-winning author of March Farm: Season by Season on a Connecticut Family Farm  ( She holds a graduate degree in writing from The Graduate Institute and one in music from Lesley University, where she studied historical women composers. She also studied in the MFA program at Manhattanville College. Her essays and articles have appeared in Connecticut newspapers and magazines. In her writing classes, she helps students embrace and inhabit their innate creativity. She is currently at work on a novel. Find more at where she blogs about pies, writing, music, and connection.

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