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Library, author hosts poetry workshop

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Poet Jodie Hollander

FAIRPLAY — Join author Jodie Hollander for a poetry workshop on the subject of memory and childhood that will center around how to structure and develop poems, and the creative process that is involved. Hollander will share how she got involved in writing poetry, as well as what writing habits have helped her most.

Prepare for a great discussion, plus writing prompts to get you writing your own poems, with time for questions at the end.

Jodie Hollander was raised in a family of classical musicians. She studied poetry in England and has published widely in journals such as Poetry Review, The Manchester Review, The Raintown Review, Verse Daily, The Warwick Review, The Dark Horse, and Australia's Best Poems of 2011. Her debut publication, "The Humane Society," was released with Tall-Lighthouse (London) in November 2012.

She is a Fulbright fellow, a Hawthornden fellow, resident poet at Le Chateau de La Napoule in Nice, France, and was recently awarded a MacDowell Colony fellowship in February. She

currently lives in Avon. To learn more about Jodie Hollanderand her work, visit her website at http://www.jodiehollander.com.

If you go…

What: Poetry workshop with author Jodie Hollander

Where: Buffalo Peaks Ranch, southeast of Fairplay on U.S. Hwy 9

When: Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

How much: $40

More info: For directions, and to register, contact Jeff Lee at jeff@landlibrary.org or call 303-321-3574.