Lessons in Poetry

instructor: Nyeree Boyadjian

category: Writing, Poetry

for: Adults, Teens

price: $30 GENERAL / $25 MEMBER


Come learn the basics of writing poetry with Nyeree Boyadjian! Throughout this 4-week course, you will write, edit, share, and experience different types of poetry. Nyeree will help you explore the different emotions you want to evoke in your writing and dig deep to create poems you feel proud of. This will be a highly interactive course where you will be encouraged to read your poetry aloud and listen to the poems of others, provide and hear constructive feedback. The entire course will culminate with an “open-mic” style presentation of the final poem(s) you created throughout the course. All experience levels are welcome.

WHEN: February 8, 15, 22, & 29, 2024

TIME: 5-7 PM

WHERE: Verge Classroom

PRICE: $30 General / $25 Members

WHO: Adults, Teens

About the Instructor

Nyeree Boyadjian is a New York City born, Armenian-American LGBTQ+ writer and graduate of The University of California Davis where she got an MFA in poetry. Her undergraduate education comes from The University of the Arts where she got a BFA in Creative Writing. Nyeree is the winner of the Stephen Berg Memorial Scholarship, and a graduate of The University of Iowa’s International Writing Programs Summer Institute.

Community Standards

In order to create a safe and encouraging environment for creativity, we ask that all attendees comply with Verge’s non-discrimination policy which prohibits unlawful discrimination and harassment based on race, color, gender, gender identity/expression, age, physical or mental disability, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by the state or local laws. We also ask that everyone contribute positively to a safe and comfortable environment for all attendees. We reserve the right to refuse entry to anyone who does not abide by our community standards stated above.

Cancellations and Refund Policy

Verge Center for the Arts reserves the right to cancel classes, to change instructors, and to make other changes that may become necessary to ensure a quality experience for participants. In the event that a class is canceled, we will contact all registrants and offer the option of transferring to another available session, or receiving a full refund.

If a participant wishes to withdraw from a class, they must do so in writing at least seven days prior to the first class meeting to receive a full refund, less a $25 processing fee. Withdrawals occurring within seven days prior to the first class meeting will receive a refund of 50 percent of the total class fee. No refunds are given to withdrawals that occur 24 hours before the class begins. Transfers are not accepted after a class begins. Membership fees are non-refundable. Please note we are unable to issue cash refunds.