In our era of escalating planetary peril, it can be difficult for writers to find artistic means that feel adequate to their task. However, many poets are devising compelling ways to record affective response, create communities of resistance, and generate new possibilities for consciousness. This panel will provide opportunities for participants to explore several widely various compositional approaches for writing climate change, through discussion and writing prompts led by contributors to Big Energy Poets: When Ecopoetry Thinks Climate Change (BlazeVOX, 2017). Participants will fulfill multiple prompts published in the anthology, sharing and discussing their results.
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