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  • Workshops & Discussions
    Monday, March 7th, 2:00PM CST–4:00 PM CST
    Tuesday, March 8th, 6:00 PM CST–8:00 PM CST
    Wednesday, March 9th, 10:00 AM CST–12:00 PM CST

    All are welcome to a poetry discussion and creative writing workshop led by Maggie Queeney. In this session, we focus on the negative space that surrounds and shapes both the...

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  • Workshops & Discussions
    Tuesday, March 1st, 2:00 PM CST–4:00 PM CST
    Wednesday, March 2nd, 10:00 AM CST–12:00 PM CST
    Thursday, March 3rd, 6:00 PM CST–8:00 PM CST

    All are welcome to a poetry discussion and creative writing workshop led by Maggie Queeney. In this session, we explore poetry comics, a hybrid form that presents the compressed, evocative...

    An abstract illustration featuring 11 characters, all wearing muted-color clothing. They are positioned on or around large books that have red, pink, and orange tones. One is using a pencil the size of her body to draw a scribble and another is walking th
  • Workshops & Discussions
    Friday, February 25th, 12:00 PM CST–1:30 PM CST

    All are welcome to a monthly book group moderated by library staff. In February, we will read and discuss Rue by Kathryn Nuernberger. Registration is required for this event, and opens...

  • Readings & Lectures
    Thursday, February 24th, 6:00 PM CST

    Join us for a reading and celebration of the diverse voices, rich experiences, and powerful words of poets from around the country, and the world. Poets working in the online...

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  • Workshops & Discussions
    Monday, February 21st, 2:00 PM CST–4:00 PM CST
    Tuesday, February 22nd, 6:00 PM CST–8:00 PM CST
    Wednesday, February 23rd, 10:00 AM CST–12:00 PM CST

    All are welcome to a poetry discussion and creative writing workshop led by Maggie Queeney. In this session, we focus on the diction of poetry, exploring how word choice and...

    An abstract illustration featuring 11 characters, all wearing muted-color clothing. They are positioned on or around large books that have red, pink, and orange tones. One is using a pencil the size of her body to draw a scribble and another is walking th
  • Workshops & Discussions
    Saturday, February 19th, 10:00 AM CST–12:00 PM CST

    All are welcome to a poetry discussion and creative writing workshop, “Exile,” with Leonora Simonovis. In this session, we will focus on poets in translation that explore the notion of exile,...

  • Readings & Lectures
    Thursday, February 10th, 7:00 PM CST–8:00 PM CST

    Join us for a live virtual reading with George Abraham, Diamond Forde, Nabila Lovelace and  Fargo Tbakhi.

    Square of headshots of the poets, clockwise from top left:  George Abraham, a young Palestinian masculine-looking person with a light brown beard and shaven head, sits in front of a bookcase wearing a maroon button-down shirt.  Black-and-white photo of Di
  • Readings & Lectures
    Thursday, February 10th

    Franklin & Marshall Visiting Professor of English Su Cho guest edited the fall 2021 issues of PoetryPlease join Su and the Writers House at F&M for a panel discussion and reading by Destiny Birdsong,...

  • Workshops & Discussions
    Monday, February 7th, 2:00 PM CST–4:00 PM CST
    Wednesday, February 9th, 10:00 AM CST–12:00 PM CST
    Thursday, February 10th, 6:00 PM CST–8:00 PM CST

    All are welcome to a poetry discussion and creative writing workshop led by Maggie Queeney. In this session, we explore ephemeral poetry, poems composed on a variety of objects and...

    An abstract illustration featuring 11 characters, all wearing muted-color clothing. They are positioned on or around large books that have red, pink, and orange tones. One is using a pencil the size of her body to draw a scribble and another is walking th
  • Readings & Lectures
    Saturday, February 5th, 1:00 PM CST/7:00 PM GMT–2:00 PM CST/8:00 PM GMT

    Poetry Foundation and Poetry Ireland present the first in a series of transatlantic events, a reading and conversation with acclaimed Irish poet Doireann Ní Ghríofa and award-winning American poet Teri...

    Side profile of Doireann Ní Ghríofa wearing black in red and fuschia lighting. .  Black and white headshot of Teri Ellen Cross Davis, wearing glasses and long earrings. Straight-on shot of Erin Fornoff wearing denim overalls and a blue shirt, standing in
  • Workshops & Discussions
    Tuesday, February 1st, 2:00 PM CST–4:00 PM CST
    Wednesday, February 2nd, 10:00 AM CST–12:00 PM CST
    Thursday, February 3rd, 6:00 PM CST–8:00 PM CST

    All are welcome to a poetry discussion and creative writing workshop led by Maggie Queeney. In this session, we explore personification, the device that transforms the non-human (the animal, the...

    An abstract illustration featuring 11 characters, all wearing muted-color clothing. They are positioned on or around large books that have red, pink, and orange tones. One is using a pencil the size of her body to draw a scribble and another is walking th
  • Workshops & Discussions
    Friday, January 28th, 12:00 PM CST–1:30 PM CST

    All are welcome to a monthly book group moderated by library staff. In January, we will read and discuss Imagine Us, The Swarm by Muriel Leung. Registration is required for this...

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  • Workshops & Discussions
    Thursday, January 27th, 6:00 PM CST–8:00 PM CST

    All are welcome to a poetry discussion and creative writing workshop, “In the Voice and in the Deep, Blues Poetry,” created and led by Jorrell Watkins. In this session, we will...

  • Workshops & Discussions
    Monday, January 24th, 2:00 PM CST–4:00 PM CST
    Tuesday, January 25th, 6:00 PM CST–8:00 PM CST
    Wednesday, January 26th, 10:00 AM CST–12:00 PM CST

    All are welcome to a poetry discussion and creative writing workshop led by Maggie Queeney. In this session, we explore the epistle, a poem addressed to a specific person and...

    An abstract illustration featuring 11 characters, all wearing muted-color clothing. They are positioned on or around large books that have red, pink, and orange tones. One is using a pencil the size of her body to draw a scribble and another is walking th
  • Readings & Lectures
    Thursday, January 20th, 6:00 PM CST

    Join us for a reading featuring the 2020 Forms & Features Visiting Teaching Artists, as we mark the launch of a new essay series, Poetry & Practice.

    Adele Williams in an oversized white cowgirl hat, backlit by the Texas sunset. Adele’s face in shadow, behind her a low tree line in black.    Michael Frazier, an African American man wearing burgundy polo with hair pulled back into a bun, in front of a h
  • Workshops & Discussions
    Tuesday, January 18th, 6:00 PM CST–8:00 PM CST
    Wednesday, January 19th, 10:00 AM CST–12:00 PM CST
    Friday, January 21st, 2:00 PM CST–4:00 PM CST

    All are welcome to a poetry discussion and creative writing workshop led by Maggie Queeney. In this session dedicated to speculative poetry, we will explore poems dedicated to fantasy, science...

    An abstract illustration featuring 11 characters, all wearing muted-color clothing. They are positioned on or around large books that have red, pink, and orange tones. One is using a pencil the size of her body to draw a scribble and another is walking th
  • Readings & Lectures
    Thursday, January 13th, 07:00 PM CST–08:00 PM CST

    Join us for a live virtual reading with Kofi Antwi, Jesse K Baer, Louise Akers, and Tariq Shah.

    Square of headshots of the poets, clockwise from top left:  Kofi Antwi reading Tidal Wave post pandemic  Jesse K Baer, a pale freckled individual with long curly blond hair in a lacy vampiric blouse, is shown sipping a small styrofoam cup of coffee while
  • Readings & Lectures
    Thursday, December 16th, 6:00 PM CST

    Join us for a reading and celebration of the diverse voices, rich experiences, and powerful words of poets from around the country, and the world. Poets working in the online...

    An abstract illustration featuring 11 characters, all wearing muted-color clothing. They are positioned on or around large books that have red, pink, and orange tones. One is using a pencil the size of her body to draw a scribble and another is walking th
  • Readings & Lectures
    Tuesday, December 14th, 7:00 PM–8:00 PM CST

    Join us for a live virtual reading with Saleem Hue Penny, Hayley Kolding, Lillian Gardner, and Precious Musa.  

    Saleem Hue Penny is a Black man with a beard, clear glasses, and an eyeshield over his right eye. He wears a white/black mosaic print shirt, a bright red snapback cap (reading: “Dope & Carefree & Proud & Black”), a thin chain necklace with a hand stamped
  • Kids & YA
    Saturday, December 11th, 11:00 AM–11:30 AM CST

    Join us for a special reading for young people with Janet Wong.

    Headshot featuring children's poet Janet Wong.
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