SuperPAC!: Poetry Accountability Club

Date: Every day in April (virtual)
 
Time: Anytime (virtual) 
Organizer: Rachel Richardson 
Ages: Adult 
Genre: Poetry
Price: $39

Call it the Poetry Action Committee, or Poetry Advent Calendar, or Poets’ Accountability Club: whatever you call it, we’re aiming to ramp up the poetry in your daily routine! April is National Poetry Month, and you deserve more lyricism in your life. Here’s how to get it.

 

Join this group for inspiration and motivation all month long. On April 1, participants will each state a concrete poetry goal for the month, whether that’s to write 30 first drafts or one poem per week, or simply to read more and try your hand at a form or two—and then we will help you hold yourself to it. Everyone will receive a daily email with a poem to inspire you and a writing prompt to get your pen moving. All participants will have access to a private online forum in which to share drafts and support each other’s writing. This isn’t a course, so there is no formal instruction, but this group can be a great complement to a poetry workshop. Rachel will, however, guide the group and be available to offer advice as needed.

Participation in SuperPAC is entirely virtual. This is a great way to tap into our community and give yourself writing structure if you can’t easily get to our classroom.

Regarding payment: PLEASE NOTE some people have been having trouble in the transition between our site and PayPal. After you pay, you may not be redirected back to our site, or get an immediate confirmation, but most likely your payment has gone through and you are set! We will be in touch as soon as possible to confirm your registration. If you're concerned and haven't heard anything, feel free to email rachel@leftmarginlit.org. Thanks! 

Rachel Richardson is the author of two books of poems, Hundred-Year Wave and Copperhead. She has taught at a number of universities, including Stanford and USF’s MFA in Writing program, and at San Quentin Correctional Facility. She has been awarded NEA and Wallace Stegner Fellowships, and her poems have been published in the New York Times Magazine, Slate, and many journals.
 

More about Rachel: www.rachelbjrichardson.com

1543 Shattuck Avenue, Suite B

Berkeley, CA 94709

 

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