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Poetry Writing Workshop

Poetry Writing Workshop

The First Wednesday Drop-in Poetry Workshop is for all levels of poets: those just exploring poetry to those with many years of experience. We talk briefly about some aspect poetry, then write together in silence in response to a prompt. We briefly share our writing, always optional, and enjoy community through a shared love of language. The workshop is free and intergenerational, open to anyone over age 14.

Christina Hutchins was the 2017 Dartmouth Poet in Residence at the Frost Place. Her poetry books are Tender the Maker (Utah State UP, 2015), which won the May Swenson Award, The Stranger Dissolves (Sixteen Rivers, 2011), and Radiantly We Inhabit the Air (Robin Becker Prize, 2011). She has won The Missouri Review Editors’ Prize, National Poetry Review’s Finch Prize, and from 2008-2011 served as the first Poet Laureate of Albany, CA.  

Date:
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Time:
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location:
Edith Stone Room
Library:
Albany Library

The Library is wheelchair accessible. TTY or an ASL (American Sign Language) interpreter will be provided for this program if requested at least 7 days in advance. For assistance, please contact your library or accessibility@aclibrary.org.  Events subject to change or cancellation without prior notice.

All Alameda County Library events are free.