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Poetry Writing Workshop

February 4

February 13 – April 10, 2019
Eight weeks, Wednesdays, 6 pm to 8 pm

Poetry Writing Workshop for intermediate-advance poets. Do you crave a community of fellow poets? Do you want to be inspired to write new work? This eight week poetry workshop, for intermediate-advanced poets, is writing-intensive. You will be inspired by readings of Latinx poets as well as by helpful and supportive workshops and discussions. The workshop culminates with a public reading at the NHCC where you share your new work.

Instructor: Valerie Martínez is an award-winning poet whose book-length poem, Each and Her, won the Arizona Book Award, received Honorable Mention in the International Latino Book Awards, and was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, a National Book Critics Circle Award,and The Ron Ridenhour Prize (among other awards).  Her work has been widely published in journals, magazines and anthologies. Martínez was the Poet Laureate of Santa Fe from 2008-2010. She is also the Director of History and Literary Arts at the NHCC. Learn more:  www.valeriemartinez.net

Deadline to register: Monday, February 4, 2019
Workshop Fee: $250, about $30 per class
Limit: 12 poets so please register early
Three Scholarships are available for $125, first-come, first-served

Register and pay HERE
Info/Contact: valerie.martinez@state.nm.us