“This is my letter to the World”: Writing Poetry with Emily Dickinson

Join Lee Ann Brown, poet and professor of English at St. John’s University, for an interactive poetry workshop featuring individual and collaborative writing exercises that take their inspiration from the works featured in the exhibition I’m Nobody! Who are you? The Life and Poetry of Emily Dickinson. Compose your own poetry as well as read and analyze Emily Dickinson’s unique language world, form, and musicality. Following the workshop the group will share their original compositions in Mr. Morgan’s Library.

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The exhibition I’m Nobody! Who are you? The Life and Poetry of Emily Dickinson will open at 6 pm for program attendees.

Friday, April 7, 7–9 pm

Emily Dickinson (1830–1886), Poems, Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1890. Amherst College Archives & Special Collection, Image courtesy of The Morgan Library & Museum. Photography by Janny Chiu 2016.

Please call (212) 685-0008 ext. 560 or e-mail tickets@themorgan.org for information.