The spaces where you enter and leave are among the most important components of a successful poem, and they are often the parts of a poem that can give us the most trouble. This workshop will explore what makes an engaging opening and a resonating close by examining strong examples of each. Participants should bring […]
Brian Cordell is a poet and Associate Professor of English at Bergen Community College. He earned his M.F.A. in Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts (2011) and M.A. in Literature from Texas State University (2003). In addition to his academic career, Brian also worked as a Technical Writer for RealPage, Inc. and currently works as a freelance writer and editor. His work can be found in New Haven Review, Caesura, Perfume River Poetry Review, LEVELER, Rust+Moth and San Pedro River Review, and his chapbook, In Their Final Performance, was recently published by Finishing Line Press.