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     Binghamton Poetry Project Fall 2012 Reading

November 30th 2012 @ 8pm

Binghamton University – Science Bldg. 1, Rm 149 (S1- 149)

Featuring poets & poems from workshops at Binghamton Boys & Girls Club, Broome County Public Library, and the YWCA. There will also be copies of the Fall 2012 Binghamton Poetry Project Anthology.

Fall 2012 Poetry Workshop Instructors: Abby Murray, Airek Beauchamp, Dante DiStefano, Heather Dorn, Joe Montalbo, Kate Sweeney, Nicole Santalucia, Tara Betts

For more information, email Nicole Santalucia at nsantal1@binghamton.edu.

The Binghamton Poetry Project is supported by the Binghamton Center for Writers; the Office of the Dean of Harpur College; SUNY Binghamton English Department; Broome County Arts Council-UCF; the Stephen David Ross University and Community Fund—Binghamton University Foundation.

 

The Binghamton Poetry Project

Please join us at the Broome County Public Library this spring for a series of poetry workshops led by Creative Writing Instructors from Binghamton University.  All workshops are free and open to the public.

2012 Schedule:

March 6th, 4pm – Children; March 13th, 5:30pm – Adult; March 20th, 4pm – Children; March 27th, 5:30pm – Adult; April 3rd, 4pm – Children; April 10th, 5:30pm – Adult; April 17th, 4pm – Children; April 24th, 5:30pm – Adult; May 1st, 4pm – Children; May 8th, 5:30pm – Adult.

Registration:

Adults please contact the Information Services Department at the Broome County Library:    607-778-6451

Kids (suggested age group of 8 to 13 years old) please contact Youth Services Department at the Broome County Library:  607-778-6456 or youth@bclibrary.info

All Workshops will be held at the Broome County Public Library located at 185 Court Street, Binghamton, New York.

Workshop Objectives:

The workshops for both children and adults will encourage participants to write and listen to poetry; teach the process of writing poems; encourage clarity in writing; explore poetic forms; encourage participants to write frequently; develop a supportive atmosphere within the workshop setting; teach how to locate poetry books in the library; encourage students to try various techniques.

Workshop Description:

We will read poems and discuss their form, theme, and content. We will use many poetry books and books about poetry in the library to help lead discussions about the poems we read and write. We will go over student poems together, offering suggestions and comments on the work. We ask people to express their comments in as gentle and kind a manner as possible. Most importantly we will have fun with our writing.

Binghamton Center for Writers, c/o Department of English, General Literature, and Rhetoric, Binghamton University - State University of New York, Post Office Box 6000, Binghamton, NY 13902-6000. Contact Nicole Santalucia: nsantal1@binghamton.edu

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Last Updated: 7/18/14