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The Words You Choose: Poetry Demystified

The Driftless Writing Center is delighted to host a workshop by Pushcart-nominated, Milwaukee-area poet and essayist Richard Hedderman this month. Hedderman’s workshop — titled “The Words You Choose: Poetry Demystified” — will not only demystify poetry for writers but also open their creative imaginations and help bring the essential tools of intuition, language, and poetic structure into practice.


Instructors: Richard Hedderman

When: February 5, 2022; 10:00am CST - 12:00pm CST

Where: Zoom (link to be provided after registration)

Cost: $20-$50 sliding scale (Scholarships are available. Please contact us at


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