Poetry & Protest: “I am deliberate/and afraid/of nothing”, A Poetry Intensive Workshop
Staceyann Chin
Poetry & Protest: "I am deliberate/and afraid/of nothing", A Poetry Intensive Workshop

How do we create work that is deeply personal but is intended to be political? Join us for a unique poetry intensive with powerhouse, world-renowned LGBTQ poet and spoken-word artist Staceyann Chin.

Saturday March 21st, 1 session, 3 hours (11AM-2PM)
Tuition: $100-$200 Sliding Scale

There is an application process for this workshop. Please submit 3 poems & a paragraph about why you would like to take this workshop.

Apply here!

**This workshop will be capped at 12 students. The Deadline to Apply is February 28, 11:59PM.

STACEYANN CHIN is a poet, actor, and performing artist. She is the author of the new poetry collection Crossfire: A Litany For Survival, the critically acclaimed memoir The Other Side of Paradise, cowriter and original performer in the Tony Award-winning Def Poetry Jam on Broadway, and author of the one-woman shows Hands Afire, Unspeakable Things, Border/Clash, and MotherStruck. She has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show and 60 Minutes, and her poetry has been featured in the New York Times and the Washington Post. She proudly identifies as Caribbean, Black, Asian, lesbian, a woman, and a resident of New York City, as well as a Jamaican national.

This event is part of national Poetry Coalition programming and is supported by the Academy of American Poets with funds from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Poetry & Protest: “I am deliberate/and afraid/of nothing”, A Poetry Intensive Workshop

Staceyann Chin
Saturday, March 21, 2020
11:00 AM
$100.00 - $200.00
The Asian American Writers’ Workshop
110-112 West 27th Street, 6th Floor Between 6th and 7th Avenues Buzzer 600
New York New York 10001
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