Workshops & Discussions

Forms & Features Online: Ghazal AT CAPACITY

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All are welcome to an online poetry discussion and creative writing workshop led by Maggie Queeney. In this session, we explore ghazals, intricate lyrics that Agha Shahid Ali described as “ravishing disunities.” The group will explore a wide variety of poems and conclude with a guided creative writing workshop, where participants will compose an original ghazal. 

Please note: we are offering several sessions of this program. Registration is required; space is limited. To register, email [email protected] with the date and time of the session you would like to attend. This program is for adult participants, aged 18 and older.

Closed captioning is available via Google Meet. We are happy to provide ASL interpretation. Please let us know at least one week in advance, if possible, if you would benefit from an ASL interpreter in attendance. If you would benefit from any other accessibility measures, please contact us by emailing [email protected]. To learn more about Google Meet’s built-in accessibility features visit

This program is currently at capacity, and registration is now closed.

Tuesday, May 17, 2022, 2:00 PM CDT–4:00 PM CDT
Monday, May 23, 2022, 6:00 PM CDT–8:00 PM CDT
Tuesday, May 24, 2022, 10:00 AM CDT–12:00 PM CDT