Just a quick update with a few poetry events where Mehnaz Sahibzada and I (Rachelle Cruz) will present work. Hope to see you there!
*Sunday, April 14th – FREE Poetry Workshop and Reading at Skylight Books. Hosted by the wonderful Terry Wolverton.
FREE POETRY WORKSHOP FOR NATIONAL POETRY MONTH
You want to celebrate National Poetry Month but you’re chagrinned to admit you just don’t understand poetry? Or maybe you’ve always wanted to write poetry, but don’t really know how it’s done? Join Skylight Books and Writers At Work’s Terry Wolverton on Sunday, April 14 from 2-4 p.m. for a free workshop, The Secret Life of Poems. Terry has invited 6 next generation poets—Ashley Blakeney, Rachelle Cruz, Ashaki M. Jackson, Eden Jeffries, Menhaz Sahibzada and Andrew Wessels — to discuss their writing process and the techniques they use to create their poems. Participants will learn the fundamentals of writing and reading poetry.
FREE READING FOR NATIONAL POETRY MONTH
Poetry is meant to be heard as well as read. Join us on Sunday, April 14 at 5 p.m. as we hear the delightful and provocative poems of Poets At Work members Kim Dower, Yvonne M. Estrada, Steven Fleet, Dylan Cameron Gailey, Brett Guitar Hofer, Eric Howard, Sharon Venezio, Terry Wolverton and Helen Yeoman. They will be joined by a dynamic group of next generation poets—Ashley Blakeney, Rachelle Cruz, Ashaki M. Jackson, Eden Jeffries, Menhaz Sahibzada and Andrew Wessels.