Conference: Poetry & the Essay
When: 6–8 December 2017 (Proposals due 17 July, 2017).
Where: Kelburn Campus, Victoria University of Wellington
Who: Organizers: Anna Jackson, Helen Rickerby, Angelina Sbroma. Confirmed keynote speakers include Jenny Bornholdt and Ian Rae.
“They forsake narrative line, discursive logic, and the art of persuasion in favor of idiosyncratic meditation.”
John D’Agata on the lyric essay.
“… some people might think it’s not poetry. Well …”
Jenny Bornholdt, from “Fitter Turner”
This three-day conference will bring together poets and scholars to explore the space where poetry intersects with the essay.
To view the call for papers please visit the conference website.