May 4, 2022
Presentation: Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend, Wisconsin
An overview of the basics of writing poems about paintings, with some strategies,
techniques, and a short list of pitfalls to avoid. It will include an examination of
several approaches that have been used successfully by poets of the past and

May 24 – 27, 2022
Sestina Seminar: Poetry by the Sea Global Conference, Madison, Connecticut
How to build an absolutely foolproof sestina in two days.

June 16 and July 14, 2022
The Villanelle: a two-session Zoom workshop
A two-part mini-course in mastering the fine art of repeating yourself. Sponsored
by Poetry at Large (PAL), a regional resource of Wisconsin Fellowship of
Poets. Accessible to both WFOP members and non-members.

June 25, 2022

Watershed Reading Series with Jess L. Parker and Dale Kushner, 7:00 p.m.

September 11 – 16, 2022
Bjorklunden Poetry Seminar [Lawrence University], Baileys Harbor, WI
This intensive five-day workshop is intended for experienced poets who are ready
to turn from “safe” subjects to matters more ambitious, more risky, more
challenging.  [NOTE: This class is currently full. To be added to the waiting list,
contact Bjorklunden at 920-839-2216 or .]