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Sunday, February 16 • 5:00pm - 6:15pm
Writing Yourself into the Poem: How to Write about Identity

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From Hillel to rapper Drake, artists have used their respective mediums to express the complexities and nuances of identity. Jews are no exception. In this workshop, Aaron uses poems as writing prompts; participants will then write their own poems discussing aspects of their complex identity. Participants do not need to come to the workshop with writing prepared, but should come ready to write!

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Aaron Samuels

Aaron Samuels was raised in Providence, Rhode Island, by a Jewish mother and a Black father. He is a Cave Canem Fellow and a nationally acclaimed performer. His work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, featured on TV’s One’s Verses & Flow, and has appeared in many journals including Tidal Basin Review and Muzzle Magazine.  His debut collection of poetry, Yarmulkes & Fitted Caps, was released by Write... Read More →


Sunday February 16, 2014 5:00pm - 6:15pm
Alder

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