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Winston-Salem Writers “Spring Into Spring” | Zoom Workshop: “Poetry of Witness”

April 15, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

In celebration of National Poetry Month in April, WSW will offer “Poetry of Witness” by North Carolina poet laureate Jaki Shelton Green on Saturday, April 15, from 10 a.m. to noon by Zoom. Poetry of witness is a form of documentary poetry that attempts to reveal humanity through the art of words.

The first African American and third woman to be appointed as the North Carolina Poet Laureate, Green teaches documentary poetry at Duke University Center for Documentary Studies and was appointed as the 2021 Frank B. Hanes Writer in Residence at UNC Chapel Hill. She is a 2019 Academy of American Poet Laureate Fellow, 2014 NC Literary Hall of Fame Inductee, 2009 NC Piedmont Laureate appointment, and 2003 recipient of the North Carolina Award for Literature.

Registration opens March 15 at www.wswriters.org/workshops-and-seminars. The workshop is limited to 40 participants.

$20 for WSW members, $35 for WSW non-members

Details

Date:
April 15, 2023
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Website:
https://www.wswriters.org/workshops-and-seminars

Organizer

Winston-Salem Writers