Anne Simpson

Anne Simpson

Anne Simpson’s second book of poetry, Loop, won the Griffin Poetry Prize in 2004; her fifth book of poetry, Strange Attractor, is forthcoming. She has also written novels, of which Falling (McClelland & Stewart, 2008) is the most recent. She has been a writer in residence at universities and libraries across the country.

Listen, Describe, Produce, Collide: New Generative Approaches to the Poetry Workshop

Market Tent B

“Old Faithful,” a.k.a. the traditional workshop model, is the foundation for our creative writing pedagogy, but has it evolved to meet the needs of all participants? The four poet-teachers on this panel will share and demonstrate alternatives to the traditional workshop. Sarah Yi-Mei Tsang introduces new modes of listening; Sheryda Warrener emphasizes poetic attention; Ian […]

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