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Posted on: February 22, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Upcoming Poetry Workshops and Events For March

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Poetry Workshops for Women-identified Women

Come write a poem for women!

Two workshops are being offered on Saturday, March 4, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. (in English) and from 3 to 4 p.m.  (in Spanish) at Carrboro Town Hall, 301 W. Main St. 

This workshop is for women identified women and young people who identify as girls. We will write about who we are, what we do, what challenges we face, and what we want the world to know. International Women’s Day is observed on March 8. In honor of women all over the world, we will write and share poetry by women. Free. 

Taller de Poesia- La primavera es un buen momento para escribir poesia. Aun si no piensas que eres poeta, tu puedes escribir con nosotros! El sábado 4 de marzo de las 3:00-4:00 estaremos en el edificio del Carrboro Town Hall (al lado del mercado de los granjeros).

El taller será en español y es para personas que hablan español. Para toda edad. Gratis.  

Ecopoetry Workshop on Zoom

Carrboro's Poet Laureate Liza Wolff-Francis is hosting an Ecopoetry Workshop on Zoom on Monday, March 6. 

Come read a bit of ecopoetry and write an ecopoem of your own. 

Zoom opens at 6:45 p.m., workshop is from 7 to 8 p.m. 

All are welcome. Free.

Join zoom here: https://bit.ly/3EtLWJ5

Carrboro Poets Council Reading and Open Mic

Come hear members of the Carrboro Poets’ Council read their poetry and sign up to read at the community open mic at Flyleaf Books on Wednesday, March 15  from  6:00 - 7:30 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 752 M.L.K. Jr Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC. Featured poets: Jay Bryan, Paul Jones, Susan Spalt, Alex Benedict, Davis Lensch, Giddeon Young, and Carrboro Poet Laureate Liza Wolff-Francis. 

The Poets Council is a volunteer-based group that organizes poetry in Carrboro, including the West End Poetry Festival and poetry for Carrboro Day and informs the Town of Carrboro of poetry needs, and it is also comprised of published poets. 

Please come enjoy their poetry and sign up to read a poem of your own. 

In April, look for announcements of live workshops out in nature!

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