Mixtape Poetry Workshop for Teens

15jun2:00 pm3:30 pmMixtape Poetry Workshop for TeensA workshop by Annie Connole

Event Details

What songs do you listen to on repeat?  Which ones do sing out loud?  And how about the ballads that make you cry?  When you put them all together, they become a journey, a series of moods for the listener to inhabit.  This is the mixtape.

In this workshop, we’ll be making poems inspired by the mixtape.  We’ll start with a few writing exercises and prompts to activate the imagination.  Then we’ll take the fruits of this labor and begin crafting poems, borrowing techniques and principles that define the mixtape form.  Finally, we’ll explore ways of speaking our poetry aloud that engages the full potential of the voice.

This workshop is for teens interested poetry, storytelling, and those who just love words and music.

Annie Connole is a writer and artist living in the Mojave Desert.  She was born and raised in the rocky highlands of Helena, Montana.  Annie received a BA from The New School where she studied art and philosophy and a MFA from UC Riverside – Palm Desert in Creative Writing.  Her work has appeared in Alta Journal, High Desert Journal, Writers Resist, and The Rumpus.  She is the author of THE SPRING: A MYTHIC MEMOIR (Chin Music Press).

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Time

(Saturday) 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm(GMT+00:00)

Location

The Clark Chateau

321 W Broadway Butte, MT 59701

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