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March Poetry Workshop: Well Sure, You Can Try That!


Friday, March 31st, from 6-7:30pm

Instructor: Carol Clark Williams
Non-Member Price: $25.00
Age: 15+


March 31, 2023
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Creative York Main Classroom
10 N Beaver St
York, PA 17401 United States
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If it’s a question of permissions–this Caroline Bergvall poem answers: ‘Try anything!” Perhaps we should think of poetry as extreme freedom within poetic constraints.

Carol Clark Williams will be teaching and inviting your responses to experimental by Bergvall, Kearney and Morgan– also other imposed constraints like redaction poetry (or black-out poetry) and Oulipo.. As always, the workshop will begin with a discussion of how poetry differs from prose, and we will prove that through examples and writing prompts.

Carol Clark Williams

Carol Clark Williams is poet laureate emerita of York, Pennsylvania, and founder of the “Poetry Spoken Here” readings for the open air Yorkfest arts festival. She is a winner of the NFSPS 2022 Stevens Chapbook Poetry Contest. Williams teaches poetry workshops for high school students, senior centers, support groups, and residents of institutions.

Carol’s poems have been published in print and online journals including Broadkill Review, Welcome to the Resistance, Fledgling Rag, Grasslimb, Mad Poets Review, Margie, Byline, PPS Prize Poems, and Encore. Her latest collection of poetry, Unpacking for the Journey, is available on Amazon or from

All supplies needed are included, but feel free to bring your own notebook!


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