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Library EventTeen Spoken Word Poetry workshop with Dr. Javon Johnson

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Saturday, November 6, 2021 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

11/06/2021 10:30am 11/06/2021 12:00pm Teen Spoken Word Poetry workshop with Dr. Javon Johnson As part of the Mic Check Poetry Fest, acclaimed spoken word poet and University of Nevada Professor Dr. Javon Johnson leads a generative poetry writing workshop open to all interested writers ages 13-18. This workshop uses poetry writing, performance and our personal narratives to explore how we are connected to larger political, historical, social, and economic systems. We will explore the bodies we are and the bodies we have. In this way, attendees will leave with a richer appreciation for poetry and performance, as well as sharpen their creative and critical skills. This workshop includes analyzing poetry, writing, feedback, and Q & A. This event is in-person and via Zoom. Please register for the event here for both in-person and to attend via Zoom: https://iowacitypoetry.com/events/mic-check-poetry-fest/youth-workshop-1 Iowa City Public Library Iowa City Public Library America/Chicago public

Zoom event + In-person event
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

As part of the Mic Check Poetry Fest, acclaimed spoken word poet and University of Nevada Professor Dr. Javon Johnson leads a generative poetry writing workshop open to all interested writers ages 13-18.

This workshop uses poetry writing, performance and our personal narratives to explore how we are connected to larger political, historical, social, and economic systems. We will explore the bodies we are and the bodies we have. In this way, attendees will leave with a richer appreciation for poetry and performance, as well as sharpen their creative and critical skills. This workshop includes analyzing poetry, writing, feedback, and Q & A.

This event is in-person and via Zoom. Please register for the event here for both in-person and to attend via Zoom: https://iowacitypoetry.com/events/mic-check-poetry-fest/youth-workshop-1

If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact the Library.

This event is open to the public.

Cosponsor

Cosponsor Organization: Iowa City Poetry

Cosponsor Name: Lisa Roberts

Cosponsor Phone: 402-310-9377