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Craft Discussion and Poetry Workshop

Naomi Shihab Nye will offer a discussion on the craft of writing poetry.

Date: October 4, 2019 - October 4, 2019
Time: 12:45 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: Cleary Family Auditorium, Kearney Hall

Event sponsored by Dean of Arts & Sciences and Dean of Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education

Naomi Shihab Nye is an award-winning author who gives voice to her experience as an Arab-American through poems about heritage and peace that overflow with a humanitarian spirit. Nye served as a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets from 2010 to 2015, and is the Poetry Foundation's Young People's Poet Laureate from 2019-2021. Nye's newest book of poems, The Tiny Journalist (BOA Editions, 2019), will be for sale at the event.

Nye requests attendees bring a poem written by someone else--"a few lines that shine for you."

Snacks will be provided.