Figurative language is basic to all imaginative writing. How do you develop poetic figures: image, metaphor, simile, metonymy? How can they enlarge what you write? Explode it, pop it, morph it, torque it, travel through time with it? We’ll use close reading to explore the effects of figurative language and prompts to launch 3 or 4 new creative pieces.
Place: Head House Books 619 South 2nd Street Philadelphia, PA
Date: Friday, February 21, 2014
Presented in Partnership with the Montgomery County Poet Laureate Program