Newspaper Blackout Poetry: How to Turn an Old Newspaper into a Poetic Masterpiece

Gracie Janove
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Taught by Gracie Janove

Gracie Janove is a clinical social work graduate student and birth doula. Originally from Brooklyn, she now lives (mostly) in northern California. When not busy becoming a psychotherapist, Gracie enjoys thinking about language, talking about bioethics, writing for pleasure, and contra dancing.

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Have you ever struggled writing poetry? This class, inspired by Austin Kleon's Newspaper Blackout, will be a hands on experiment in creating your very own newspaper blackout poetry!

I'll guide you through the process, assisting with helpful tips and a variety of approaches to creating your own poems. Whether you're a seasoned writer or haven't ever written a poem, this class is for you! All you need is a sharpie, newspaper and some discernment and...voilà!

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