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April 06 - May 11, 2023

Creative Writing w/ Cynthia: Poetry Class | Franklin

Franklin Recreation Complex • 1120 Hillsboro Rd FranklinTN  37064 Organized by Williamson County Parks and Recreation

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"Poetry is to prose as dancing is to walking." -- Paul Valery. Come dance with me! This class is an introduction to poetry and lyrical writing. Cynthia Storrs, published writer and prize-winning poet, will lead students through a variety of poetic styles, including rhyming, formal, and free verse. The course will be run as a workshop, with participants writing and then sharing their work.
Length: 6 weeks, 90 minute sessions. Materials: laptop/tablet OR pen/pencil/paper.
Cynthia Storrs is currently teaching and writing in Nashville, TN. A high school and college instructor for nearly 4 decades, she recently moved to TN from Colorado, where she served on the board of Poetry West, the Pikes Peak Poet Laureate Committee, and with the Pikes Peak Arts Council, which awarded her a grant by for her work in promoting poetry in the Pikes Peak region. Her poetry has won awards and been published in print and on-line in CO and TN; she is listed on the Colorado Poets website. In addition to her poetry, she has published articles on bilingualism, biculturalism and cultural adaptation, and addressed conferences in over 10 countries on these topics. She was asked by the Emily Dickinson Museum to speak at the conference for the National Council of Teachers of English, and selected for two study seminars by the National Endowment for the Humanities, as well as one at the Smithsonian Museum of American Art. She loves writing, art history, theatre, landscape painting, and chocolate.
For more information, please contact Evan Smith at evan.smith@williamsoncounty-tn.gov
No Refunds will be given without 48 hours written notice to evan.smith@williamsoncounty-tn.gov .

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Cynthia Storrs


April 06 - May 11, 2023

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

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Ages 18-255 · Co-Ed


Franklin Recreation Complex

1120 Hillsboro Rd FranklinTN  37064

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