Poetry Workshop: Claudia Rankine's Citizen
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A 2-session poetry workshop focused on Claudia Rankine’s award-winning poetry collection, Citizen: An American Lyric
Claudia Rankine’s book-length poem Citizen confronts racial injustice through her own personal experiences. It is “one of those American art works that … teaches us to ‘no longer take things at second and third hand,’ as Whitman wrote, to ‘listen to all sides and filter them from yourself,’” wrote Dan Chiasson in The New Yorker. In this workshop, we’ll look at Rankine’s poems as examples, write about social justice issues in our own worlds, and discuss our poems in aView more
1900 Fulton Road, Cleveland, OH 44113