The Breakbeat Poets: A Workshop

  • The RC Cola Plant (Across from Wynwood Brewery) 565 Northwest 24th Street Miami, FL, 33127 United States

The BreakBeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop (Haymarket, 2015) is the first poetry anthology by and for the Hip-Hop generation, celebrating a break with the past while honoring of tradition(s) and creating an undeniable body expanding the canon for the fresher.

Join BreakBeat Poets Kevin Coval and Malcolm London for “It’s Where You’re At,” an afternoon cypher-style workshop based on the aesthetics and cultural context of the RC Cola Plant, Wynwood, and Miami graffiti culture.

Participants will be given writing prompts; learn more about this cultural moment in their city from a teaching artist at Path to Hip-Hop, a Miami-based organization that “uses hip-hop culture and education to advance scholarship (academic achievement), community involvement, leadership and entrepreneurship in underserved communities; and then circle up cypher-style to share what they’ve written.

Open to all - just turn up!