CHAPBOOK PUBLISHING COURSE:
Chapbook Series II
Have you dreamt of publishing someday? Here is your chance to publish your first, second, third, or hundredth chapbook. You will get to work with an instructor and committed poetry students to shape a chapbook you can share with the world.
During this course, the student will learn how to compile a chapbook learning best practices for poem selection, poem order, and revision. Additional topics will include performing your work and a brief history of chapbooks. Class will include discussions of the week’s topic, a class review of the chapbook manuscript, one-on-one time with the instructor, and collaborative work with the class.
Available spots: 7
Dates & time: Mondays 7-8:30 pm, starting March 29th-May 10th.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:
Sean Hanrahan is a Philadelphian poet originally hailing from Dale City, Virginia. He is the author of the full-length collection Safer Behind Popcorn (2019 Cajun Mutt Press) and the chapbooks Hardened Eyes on the Scan (2018 Moonstone Press) and Gay Cake (2020 Toho). His work has also been included in several anthologies, including Moonstone Featured Poets, Queer Around the World, and Stonewall’s Legacy, and several journals, including Impossible Archetype, Mobius, Peculiar, Poetica Review, and Voicemail Poems. He currently serves on the Moonstone Press Editorial Board, as head poetry editor for Toho, and workshop instructor for Green Street Poetry. He has taught classes titled A Chapbook in 49 Days and Ekphrastic Poetry, writes poetry reviews for the Mad Poets Society, and has hosted poetry events for Art With Spirits, Moonstone, and Toho Publishing.