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Freeing Our Poetic Voices The Formal Way

April 5, 2023 - April 26, 2023

Celebrate National Poetry Month with ACA!

Convinced that sonnets are for Sonneteers? Sure that writing in the traditional poetic forms is the surest way to muzzle creativity? Join Florida Poet Laureate for Volusia County, M.B. McLatchey, in exploring how writing in poetic forms – chants, odes, haikus, epistolary poems, and more – can unleash our most authentic voices. Beginners to advanced-level poets are invited.

4 sessions: Wednesdays on April 5, 12, 19, 26
ACA Harris House (214 S. Riverside Drive, NSB)

Free and open to everyone!
Pre registration required. Limited to 15 participantsClick here to register – FREE
Bring your own writing materials.

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 theMay 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


April 5, 2023
April 26, 2023
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Community Programs