Jump into Poetry

Code: WC31818

Dates: October 4 - November 8, 2023

Meets: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Sessions: 5

Course Fee: $85.00

There are 4 openings remaining at this time.

Join us to enjoy the pleasures of reading and writing poems. Whether you are a first-time poet or have a writing practice, this class offers the chance to learn more. With mutual support, we will explore the work of different poets and experiment with a few techniques. This is a chance to express your individual styles and interests, to listen to your inner voices. Taught by Montgomery County's 2019 Poet Laureate.
Fee: $85.00
You could save $10.00 on this course by becoming a member of one of our membership programs. Contact our office for details.

Cathleen Cohen

Cathleen Cohen is Montgomery County’s 2019 Poet Laureate. A painter, poet and teacher, she founded ArtWell’s “We the Poets” program in Philadelphia (www.theartwell.org). She has taught students of all ages from a variety of diverse cultural and faith backgrounds in the USA and in Israel. Her poems have appeared in Apiary, Baltimore Review, Cagibi, Chrysalis Journal, East Coast Ink, 6ix, Philadelphia Stories and other publications. In 2017 her chapbook “Camera Obscura” won a Moonstone Arts Press prize. She received the Interfaith Relations Award from the Montgomery County PA Human Rights Commission and the Public Service Award from National Association of Poetry Therapy. Her paintings are on view at Cerulean Arts gallery in Philadelphia (https://ceruleanarts.com)



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