Public Poetry is bringing two poets to The Menil Public Poetry is bringing two poets to The Menil Collection for a free reading on Friday, February 7 at 7 PM. This special event features poets Sasha West & Jason Schneiderman.
Public Poetry’s poetry writing workshop with Jason Schneiderman and Sasha West is on Saturday, February 8, at 2. For details, click here and scroll down that page.
First off in February is an exceptional roster of younger poets who will be reading at Park Place Regional Library at 2 PM on Saturday, February 1. Come listen to the words of Kay Cosgrove, Peter B. Hyland, David Tomas Martinez, Lupe Mendez and Nancy K. Pearson. To learn more about these five poets, follow this link.
The following Friday, February 7 at 7 PM, Public Poetry is bringing two poets to Houston for a special free reading at The Menil Collection, 1533 Sul Ross, 77006. Public Poetry Presents: Sasha West and Jason Schneiderman in collaboration with The Menil Collection and supported by Poets & Writers Inc. To read more, click here.
A Poetry Writing Workshop with Sasha West and Jason Schneiderman
“I’m exhausted. I spent all morning putting in a comma and all afternoon taking it out”- Oscar Wilde.
Public Poetry is also offering a workshop “Presence & Absence” with West & Schneiderman on Saturday, February 8 at 2 PM at the Montrose Library meeting room, downstairs. TO REGISTER PLEASE CLICK HERE Space is limited. To read about this exciting opportunity to spend part of an afternoon with these poets, click here.
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See you at Public Poetry on February 1, 7 & 8.
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It’s going to be a busy month. We’re starting off on the first day, Saturday, February 1, at Park Place Regional Library with five outstanding poets. . .read more here
Public Poetry is proud to partner with The Menil Collection for a FREE reading by Sasha West and Jason Schneiderman on FRIDAY February 7 at 7 PM. . . read more here
AT 2 PM on SATURDAY, February 8, Public Poetry is offering a POETRY WORKSHOP with Jason Schneiderman & Sasha West. For workshop information, scroll down this page to Presence and Absence. Spaces are limited. To REGISTER, click here.
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Saturday, January 4, we’re ringing in the New Year with a 2 PM reading at Park Place Regional Library. 8145 Park Place Blvd, 77017. We’ve got a stellar line-up that includes a Pushcart Prize winner (Anis Shivani), a professor (Michael Berryhill), a performance poet and (Dulcie “Digh” Veluthukaran) and a Chican@ beat poet (Christopher Carmona,) plus a talented WITS student. . .click here to read more. . .
Public Poetry at The Menil Collection: Mark your calendar for Friday, February 7 / 7PM to hear a free reading by SASHA WEST & JASON SCHNEIDERMAN. On Saturday, February 8, there will be a workshop with both poets; details will be announced shortly.
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The final reading in our Fall Series is on December 7, 2014, at a branch library off Hwy. 290 and Pinemont. In 2014, we begin our first-Saturday-of-the-month library readings with our Winter Series. . .read more here Want to know how we select the featured poets who read at the library? Our nominating committee. . . read more here.
Public Poetry is expanding its board and is looking for new members. If you are interested in joining. . .read more here
YOU KNOW YOU WANT ONE! Public Poetry has a special pen that’s guaranteed to write poetry. . .read more here
Believe It Or Not: Public Poetry will have two (2) NEW and completely ORIGINAL free programs coming on-line in 2014. Believe it!!!
December 3 is “Giving Tuesday, ” a national day of giving to non-profits. Please click HERE donate to Public Poetry now.
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