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.
“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 […]