Wednesdays, April 4 – 25, 4 PM – 6 PM, ACA Downtown: Harris House
Photographs speak to us. It is why we collect them and create albums for them – and it is why the greatest poets have written masterful poems about them. This poetry workshop invites writers, photographers, album-collectors, and artists of all levels and ages – to discover how to craft poems that “listen” and “respond” to the world around us. Participants will bring to each session a photo or an image that will serve as a prompt for us to try our hands at poetic forms: ode, sonnet, haiku, and even the “tweet-poem”. Don’t miss this chance to experiment and grow with Florida Poet Laureate, M.B. McLatchey.
FREE and open to the public
Veterans and families welcome!
Register at 386-402-1753 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Instructor: M.B. McLatchey, Florida Poet Laureate, Volusia County and Winner of 2011 American Poet Prize
M. B. McLatchey currently serves as one of Florida’s Poet Laureates for Volusia County and is the recipient of the 2011 American Poet Prize. She was recently selected as a Writer-in-the-Spotlight by the national Association of Writers & Writing Programs: https://www.awpwriter.org/community_calendar/spotlight_view/mb_mclatchey. A widely-published author and the recipient of several national literary awards, including the May Swenson Award for her book of poems, The Lame God, published by Utah State University Press, M.B. is a professor of Classics at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach. She completed her graduate work in literature and teaching at Harvard University and Brown University and the M.F.A. in Poetry at Goddard College. Find her at: www.mbmclatchey.com