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Postponed: Keisha-Gaye Anderson: Poetry of Witness and Resistance

Postponed

May 7, 2024 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

$320.00 – $360.00
Keisha-Gaye Anderson

Poetry of Witness and Resistance: Exploring the Power of the Protest Poem

Poets have always played an important role in synthesizing and distilling the pressing issues of their time in order to reveal truths, raise consciousness, and inspire people to action. In this remote course, we’ll look at the tradition of the protest poem and learn the key components of the protest poetry. Students will also learn the essential elements of poetry and in-class writing.

*Postponed*

Remote workshops will take place on Zoom. All are welcome, space is limited. A limited number of need-based scholarships are available. Please email support@poetshouse.org with any questions.


About the educator:

Keisha-Gaye Anderson is a Jamaican-born poet and visual artist. She is the author of the poetry collections Everything Is Necessary (Aquarius Press), the award-winning A Spell for Living, and Gathering the Waters (Jamii Publishing). Keisha is a past participant of VONA and Callaloo writing workshops, and was short listed for the Small Axe Literary award. She has been a Brooklyn Public Library Artist in Residence. Keisha holds an M.F.A. from The City College, CUNY.

Admission $360 ($320 for Members)

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Date:
May 7, 2024
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
$320.00 – $360.00
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Zoom Online Video Conference
United States