Our Statewide Student Day of Poetry has been broke up into five regional events for 2015. You are now perusing the BOSTON event! 

On Tuesday, December 15, Mass Poetry’s Student Day of Poetry is taking over UMass Boston! SDOP features a morning poetry sampler, writing-generative workshops, performances, readings, and a student open mic. We’ve got something for everyone, from the student who isn’t even sure they like poetry to the senior leading the after-school poetry club. 
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Tuesday, December 15 • 9:15am - 10:30am
Ekphrastic Poetry: Adventuring Outside the Frame

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This workshop will explore poems as responses to visual art. We’ll use paintings as generative materials to begin poems that’ll wander off the canvas, and venture somewhere new, and unexpected.

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Derek JG Williams

Derek JG Williams puts words into rows both long and short. He's an MFA candidate at UMass Boston, where he teaches. Brenda Shaughnessy selected his poem “Ode to Tongue” for inclusion in the Best New Poets 2013 anthology. He's the winner of the Mary Doyle Curran Creative Writing... Read More →

Tuesday December 15, 2015 9:15am - 10:30am EST

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