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Valerie Bandura Finn

Piper Writers Studio Instructor 2017

About Valerie Bandura Finn

Valerie Bandura’s books of poems are Human Interest (Black Lawrence Press, 2017) and Freak Show (Black Lawrence Press, 2013), which was a 2014 Patterson Poetry Prize finalist. Her recent poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, The Gettysburg Review, and Ploughshares, among others. She teaches creative writing at Arizona State University.

Find Classes with Valerie Bandura Finn

Date: Saturday, September 23, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Type: Craft Class, Workshop
Genre: Poetry
Charles Baxter believes all writing is political, an expression of class, gender, race, and sexuality. It’s one thing to imply political themes in our work and another to write directly in response to current events. How do poets address the news of the day without the fear that the topic will be as impermanent as the headline itself?