Poetry workshop 2012

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Wednesdays, June 6 & 13, 2012 from 4 – 6 PM
Poetry Workshop for High School Students and Adults
Marfa Public Library

Chinati, Marfa Public Library, and Marfa Book Company will host an introductory poetry workshop culminating in a public reading of new work by participants. The workshop will include an overview of the history of poetry and review of common poetry forms as well as group readings, writing exercises, presentations of individual poetry, and discussions. Ryan Young, who received an MFA in poetry from the University of Texas, Austin and works at the library, will teach the class in collaboration with Grace Davis, Chinati educator. An intriguing menu of refreshments will be served.

A presentation of poems created during the workshop takes place at Marfa Book Company on Friday, June 15 at 6pm.

For more information, please contact the Marfa Public Library at 432 729 4631.