Ends on October 9, 2017

MASTER CLASS with Phillis Levin

Saturday, October 28, 2-6pm
Sunday, October 29, 12-4pm

Phillis Levin is the author of Mr. Memory & Other Poems ( 2016), a finalist for The Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Poetry. She is the author of four other poetry collections, Temples and Fields (1988), The Afterimage (1995), Mercury (2001), and May Day (2008), and is the editor of The Penguin Book of the Sonnet: 500 Years of a Classic Tradition in English (2001). Her honors include the Poetry Society of America's Norma Farber First Book Award, a Fulbright Scholar Award to Slovenia, the Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship, a Bogliasco Fellowship, and grants from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. She has served as an editor of Boulevard and as an Elector of the American Poets Corner of The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine. She has taught at the University of Maryland, the Johns Hopkins University, The Unterberg Poetry Center, New York University, and The New School, and currently is a professor of English and the poet-in-residence at Hofstra University.

Our Master Class with Phillis Levin will run at Poets House.  Accepted students must pay the full admission, $395, before the start of the class.

Please upload three poems in a single document by the designated deadline. No names or addresses should appear in the document itself.


Ends on December 18, 2017

MASTER CLASS with Gregory Pardlo

Saturday, January 20, 12-4pm
Sunday, January 21, 12-4pm

Gregory Pardlo's ​collection​ Digest (2015) won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. His other honors​ include fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York Foundation for the Arts; his first collection Totem was selected by Brenda Hillman for the APR/Honickman Prize in 2007. He is Poetry Editor of Virginia Quarterly ReviewAir Traffic, a memoir in essays, is forthcoming from Knopf. 


Our Master Class with Gregory Pardlo will run at Poets House.  Accepted students must pay the full admission, $395, before the start of the class.

Please upload three poems in a single document by the designated deadline. No names or addresses should appear in the document itself.


Ends on November 13, 2017

MASTER CLASS with Brenda Shaughnessy

Saturday, December 2, 12-4pm
Sunday, December 3, 12-4pm

Brenda Shaughnessy is the author of So Much Synth (2016), Interior with Sudden Joy (1999), Human Dark with Sugar (2008), winner of the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets, and Our Andromeda (2012), a New York Times Book Review “100 Notable Books of 2013.” She has received numerous honors and awards for her work, including fellowships from the Radcliffe Institute, where she was a Bunting Fellow, the Japan/U.S. Friendship Commission, and the Howard Foundation of Brown University. She has taught at Columbia University, the New School, Princeton University, and New York University, and is currently an assistant professor of English at Rutgers University-Newark.


Our Master Class with Brenda Shaughnessy will run at Poets House. Accepted students must pay the full admission, $395, before the start of the class.

Please upload three poems in a single document by the designated deadline. No names or addresses should appear in the document itself.