The Desert Nights, Rising Stars
Writers Conference

Conference Schedule 2019

Conference Schedule 2019

Friday, February 22, 2019, 1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Electricity & The Service Panel with Bojan Louis

Date(s): Friday, February 22, 2019, 1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Heritage, University Club (view map)
Generative Workshop, Lecture, Presentation
Genre and Form(s): Experimental, Poetry
Tags: Electricity, Working Class, Trades, Form, Verse

About the Session

This session will explore the basics of an electrical circuit as the foundation for creating tercets and other stanzas comprised of multiples of three. Participants will compose a poem using the methodology and building codes for a residential service panel. The group will examine poems that speak to, or are written by, poets with working class backgrounds in skilled trades and factory work. 

Meet the Presenter(s)

Desert Nights Rising Stars Writers Conference Faculty 2019 Bojan Louis
Bojan Louis (Diné) is a poet, fiction writer, and essayist. He teaches various composition courses at Arizona State University’s Downtown Campus. His first poetry collection is Currents (BkMk Press 2017).