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Our Statewide Student Day of Poetry has been broke up into five regional events for 2015. You are now perusing the LOWELL event! 

On Thursday, December 10, Mass Poetry’s Student Day of Poetry is taking over UMass Lowell! SDOP features a morning poetry sampler, writing-generative workshops, performances, readings, and a student open mic. We’ve got something for everyone, from the student who isn’t even sure they like poetry to the senior leading the after-school poetry club. 
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Thursday, December 10 • 10:35am - 11:50am
Learning from Emerging Writers

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A really cool opportunity to work with promising young writers from UMass Lowell’s creative writing concentration. Two talented college-aged writers will each guide students through a poetry-writing exercise after having discussed a few exemplary poems. Exercises will focus on some particular aspect of poetry—metaphor, collage, repetition, or voice, for example. Students will have the opportunity to share the work they produce, and to ask questions about what it’s like to be a writer in college.

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Freddie Duquet

Freddie Duquet is a senior at UMass Lowell with a major in English/Creative Writing and a minor in French. He also works on the staff of The Offering, UMass Lowell's literary magazine. Freddie first became interested in poetry in a high school creative writing class. A couple of his favorite poets are Robert Frost and Sylvia Plath. | | Sample poem: | | Sunday Park | | A stream above moves in and out of leaves. | The fibers cry... Read More →
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Evan McCarthy

Evan McCarthy is a senior in Umass Lowell's creative writing concentration who primarily likes to write non-fiction. His interest in writing and becoming a writer began in middle school.

Thursday December 10, 2015 10:35am - 11:50am

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