Gathering a Poem

A Generative Workshop.

Enrollment is now closed.

This online course is ideal for poets who want to enliven their process of generating new work. Poets can expect to deepen their craft and get excited about their writing lives.

Start date: Thursday, April 4th
End date: Thursday, May 2nd
Cost: $199
Duration: 4 weeks
Time: 2-3 hours per week

How it works:

  • Each week a new module will be posted, which will feature a podcast, a writing assignment, and resources to help you gather material for a new poem.
  • Workshop activities will include sharing your drafts with the class, as well as interactive discussions about your writing experience.
  • At the end of the workshop, you will have crafted three new polished poems from scratch and discovered new ways to generate work that you can integrate into your writing practice.

Your Instructor


Lisa Young is the founding editor of Juniper A Poetry Journal, and the author of When the Earth (Quattro Books, poetry) and This Cabin (LyricalMyrical Press, poetry). She has published poems and short stories in several print and online publications, including Minola Review, Verse-Virtual, The Quilliad, the Maple Tree Literary Supplement, and in Diane Lockward’s new craft book, The Practicing Poet. Lisa lives in Toronto, where she works as a freelance editor and writer. Visit her author website for more information.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long do I have access to the course?
You will have access to the course until May 16th. (We extend access to the workshop for two weeks after the course has officially ended for those who desire a bit more time with the course content.)
What is your cancellation policy?
If the course hasn't started yet, we will give you a full refund. If the course has already started, we can still offer you a full refund, but only if you notify us within 30 days of your original purchase of the course.
I have another question not listed here. How do I get in touch?
Email us at [email protected]

This course is closed for enrollment.