Apply for one of ten seats in an advanced writing workshop with award-winning writer, organizer, and educator Mahogany L. Browne.
Tuition: $250 (A limited number of scholarships available for those in need.)
Sessions: 2 hours each on the following dates: 2/17, 2/24, 3/3
Community Reading: Thursday, 3/7
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Nature and the Socio-Political Body is a generative workshop. Participants will examine poetic techniques by studying conversations between the poet, the social constructs, and the laws of nature. Poems by Aracelis Girmay, June Jordan, Rumi & Ross Gay will be utilized as a literary blueprint in this 4-week writing experience. This experience is designed to propel our imaginations as writers and critical thinkers. This is a safe space for all. Each workshop will include writing prompts, poetry analyzation, and editing techniques and will culminate with a community performance at The Betsy Hotel.
Teaching Artist Bio
Mahogany L. Browne is writer, organizer & educator. Currently the Artistic Director of Urban Word NYC, Browne has received literary fellowships from Agnes Gund, Air Serenbe, Cave Canem, Poets House & Rauschenberg. She hosts/curates the Nuyorican Poets Cafe Friday Night Slam Series and has authored: Woke Baby, Black Girl Magic (Roaring Brook/Macmillan), Kissing Caskets (Yes Yes Books), Dear Twitter (Penmanship Books) & out or print titles: Smudge (Button Poetry), Redbone (Willow Books).
Facebook: Mahogany L. Browne/Mahogany L. Browne - The Writer (page)