Saturday, September 15, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT
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KSU Center, Room 300 
3333 Busbee Drive
Kennesaw, GA 30144

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Jessica Wilson 
Georgia Writers Association 

Georgia Writers Association's September 15th Event 

Please join Georgia Writers Association and Sumita Chakraborty for our September 15th event from 12-2 at the KSU Center, Room 300.

From the Person to the Page

We often think of poetry as an art form with deep ties to its author—to their intellect, experiences, feelings, and more. Yet poetry, like any other art, also requires craft. How do we get from the person to the page? What are some strategies we can use to get from something we feel to be true to a way to “tell it slant”? And how can we also make sure that our most artful or figurative moments yet possess emotional precision?

Sumita Chakraborty is a poet and a scholar. A 2017 recipient of the Poetry Foundation’s Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowship, her poems, criticism, and scholarship have appeared or are forthcoming in POETRYThe American Poetry ReviewThe Rumpus, the Los Angeles Review of BooksCultural Critique, and elsewhere. She has recently been shortlisted for a Forward Prize for Best Single Poem by the UK’s Forward Arts Foundation. She serves as poetry editor for AGNI and art editor for At Length, and she is Visiting Assistant Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, as well as a Lecturer in English and Creative Writing, at Emory. Her first book of poems, Arrow, has recently been accepted for publication and will be released in September 2020.

Free event for GWA Members, KSU students, faculty, staff. $10 general public.