In this workshop Betty Adcock will work with participants' poems, focusing on metaphor and related wordplay as tool and opportunity. To make the workshop more useful, participants will be asked to email Betty a copy of one of their poems two weeks in advance. Participants may also bring to the workshop at least SIX copies of any other poems they wish to present.
Betty Adcock is the author of six poetry collections. She has served on the faculty of Warren Wilson College (Asheville, NC) and Meredith College (Raleigh, NC). She has held residencies at Lenoir-Rhyne College, Kalamazoo College, and Duke University. She has been a Visiting Distinguished Professor at North Carolina State University, and was a 2002-2003 Guggenheim Fellow. Her work has appeared in dozens of anthologies, and she has won numerous prizes, including the North Carolina Medal for Literature.