Critical Seminar: Dylan Thomas: The Poems, The Voice, The Legacy
Seminar Leader: R. S. Gwynn
Some of the possible topics for the seminar:
Thomas’s use of form, especially Welsh forms
Thomas as late Romantic
Thomas and the natural world
Thomas as performer
Thomas’s influence on other poets
Thomas’s status in contemporary poetry and criticism
Natalie Gerber and Nicholas Myklebust have released a call for participants to their critical seminar at the 2014 WCU Poetry Conference.
“The Inventive Force of Poetry”: Prosody and the Mind"
“One reads poetry with one’s nerves.”
--Wallace Stevens, “Materia Poetica” XXXI
For centuries, poets and critics have noticed how poems forge a delicate balance between the expected and the unforeseen. When a poem...
WCU Poetry Center’s Mentor/Mentee Program
The WCU Poetry Center is happy to announce our new Mentor/Mentee Program, linking an established author with a poet seeking further instruction. Similar to poetry consultations at recent conferences, this program will provide two hours of a mentor’s time for $250. This mentor...