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It’s About Time: Writing Workshop for Seniors with Dave Johnson

Jun 19, 2019 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sorry, this class has been filled! Check out our other FREE June poetry workshop for seniors, taught by Michael Klein!


Wednesday, June 19, 3pm – 5pm
Friday, June 21, 3pm – 5pm
Wednesday, June 26, 3pm – 5pm
Friday, June 28, 3pm – 5pm
Reading open to the public, Friday, June 28, 7pm

A workshop for poets who have lived some life and are ready to tell about it! Whether you’ve traveled the world or lived your whole life in New York, we invite you to join us to write it!  We will create narrative poems employing free verse, villanelle, haiku, concrete poems, and spoken word as well as other forms. Class meets Wednesdays and Fridays for two weeks: June 19, 21, 26, and 28. Invite your family and friends for an intimate reading on the evening of June 28!


All are welcome; poets 55 years and older are especially encouraged to attend.


Dave Johnson is on the faculty of The New School University and the Cooper Union School of Art and serves as Poet in Residence for the New York City Department of Probation. He is the author of the Baptized to the Bone, Dead Heat, and Marble Shoot, and the co-translator from Italian of Gomorrah, Super Santos, and Love and Futbol.


Admission Free and open to the public; pre-registration required


Jun 19, 2019
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Stanley Kunitz Conference Room, Poets House
10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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