Mon, Feb 22 | Online Session

Finding Your Poetic Voice: Community Poetry with Ananya

In this poetry class, participants have the chance to read, discuss, & write & share poems in a safe & welcoming space. To celebrate Black History Month in February, we will be featuring works of Black poets. In this session, a poem by Hanif Abdurraqib, a poet, essayist & cultural critic from Ohio.
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Finding Your Poetic Voice: Community Poetry with Ananya

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Feb 22, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM PST
Online Session

About the Event

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Join poet Ananya Garg for an online Poetry class on Mondays at 5:30 pm PST. Ananya believes that anyone can be a poet, she hopes that this class allows you space to find your own poetic voice. In this poetry class, participants will have the chance to read, discuss, and even write and share poems in a safe and welcoming space. We will read and discuss contemporary poets of color who write about issues affecting our communities today. Ananya will also share opportunities to get involved in the local poetry community. 

To celebrate Black History Month, we will be featuring works of different Black poets! In this week's session, we'll be looking at work from Hanif Abdurraqib, a poet, essayist and cultural critic from Ohio. His first collection of poems, The Crown Ain’t Worth Much, was released by Button Poetry in 2016. His first collection of essays, They Can’t Kill Us Until They Kill Us, is forthcoming from Two Dollar Radio in winter 2017.

Estelita's Library is a local Black owned bookstore that you could buy the books from if you are interested.

 

If this is your first time using Zoom, check out this simple YouTube tutorial that walks you through what to expect.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9isp3qPeQ0E

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