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The Art of Poetic Efficiency

Strategies for Elevating Your Poetry & Prose with Poetic Efficiency

Join award winning poet Michael Kleber-Diggs for a one hour talk and Q&A session.

During the talk, Michael Kleber-Diggs will discuss how poetic efficiency elevates both poetry and prose. He will share examples of efficient writing, encourage writers to defend word choices, share strategies for writing with efficiency, and offer recommendations for editing work toward more efficient and powerful poetry and prose — without editing the life out of your work.

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Lecture: The Art of Poetic Efficiency with Michael Kleber-Diggs

Michael Kleber-Diggs is a poet, essayist, and literary critic. His debut poetry collection, Worldly Things (Milkweed Editions, 2021), won the Max Ritvo Poetry Prize. The New York Times wrote: “The full-throated poems in this debut collection see the world whole, allowing daily intimacies against a backdrop of social injustice.” You are encouraged to buy a copy of the book. You can learn more about Michael on his website.