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Poetry
with Natasha Oladokun

Class Description

This poetry workshop will include intensive discussion of carefully curated readings by Black writers and writers of color, selected by the instructor. The workshop component will focus heavily on revision strategies for submitted work.

What Others are Saying

“In addition to being excellent at her craft, Natasha Oladokun is an exceptional teacher. She modeled incredibly compassionate and constructive feedback that never held back in its striving for excellence.”
— 2019 Glen Attendee

“Natasha facilitated conversation and workshops with care and expertise, and was very generous with her time and knowledge.”
— 2019 Glen Attendee

“Profound and particular, Oladokun’s poetry attends to the world without hesitancy, leaving us to listen to the echoes of her questions about who we are and where we come from.”
— Image

Natasha Oladokun

Natasha Oladokun is a poet and essayist. She holds fellowships from Cave Canem, the Virginia Center for Creative Arts, and the Jackson Center for Creative Writing. Her work has appeared in the American Poetry Review, Harvard Review Online, Pleiades, Kenyon Review Online, and elsewhere. She is associate poetry editor at story South, and is the inaugural First Wave Poetry Fellow at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

+ Read: Natasha’s artist profile in Image 

+ Read: Natasha’s poem “Haint”

+ Listen: Natasha reads her poem “Orange”

+ Read: Natasha’s poem “Glossolalia”

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