Sunday, May 20, 2018 • 10-11:30 am • County Meeting Room (Miramonte Building, 2nd floor)
Telluride Lit Fest 2018 Presents:
WORKSHOP with Peter Anderson: “A Certain Slant of Light: The Poetry of the Postcard”
Writing a postcard is an invitation to pay attention, to distill a scene into a few choice details, to convey a distinct moment of our being, and to acknowledge—wish you were here—the life of a friend. Its finite rectangular space encourages informality and spontaneity as well as precision and compression. In our time together, we will look at ways that other poets and writers have embraced the postcard as a literary form. And then we will accept the invitation ourselves, writing post/poem cards from home places, dreamscapes, and triggering towns somewhere out on the road.