Nonfiction Poetry with Jessica Wilkinson

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This week poet, editor and educator Jessica Wilkinson shares her own experience of nonfiction poetry, a form that continues to push the boundaries of both poetry and nonfiction alike. We’ll take a close look at Rabbit, a nonfiction poetry journal founded and edited by Wilkinson, a publication that continues to open up a dialogue between form and genre. Participants will also gain insight into the development of Wilkinson’s own practice and experiments with nonfiction poetry.

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