The Hook


We’re excited to have poets Mark Neely and Lauren Goodwin Slaughter visiting us in the first week in February. They’ll be reading from their latest books on Friday, February 5 at 7:00 p.m. in the ASFA-CW Lecture Hall, and they’ll both be conducting masterclasses with our students earlier in the week. In preparation for Mark’s masterclass — on how, like most pop songs (even bad ones), most really memorable poems have a “hook” — here’s a related link to a posting on NPR’s The Record blog: “You Ask, We Answer: What’s a Hook?

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