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Walt Whitman Birthplace Association LI Poet of the Year Christina Rau Workshop: “Fantastic Ekphrastic”
June 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm| Free
Fantastic Ekphrastic: Discover how visual art and poetry intertwine in this workshop on writing about artwork.
Christina M. Rau is the author of the Elgin Award winning sci-fi fem poetry collection Liberating The Astronauts (Aqueduct Press, 2017) and the chapbooks WakeBreatheMove (Finishing Line Press, 2015) and For The Girls, I (dancing girl press, 2014). She is Oceanside Library’s Poet-in-Residence for 2020, and she is the founder of Poets In Nassau, a reading circuit on Long Island, NY. She teaches English and Creative Writing at Nassau Community College where she also serves as Editor-in-Chief for The Nassau Review. Her poetry has appeared on gallery walls in The Ekphrastic Poster Show, on car magnets for The Living Poetry Project, and in various journals both online and in print while her prose frequently appears on Book Riot. She also has conducted poetry readings and workshops nationwide. In her non-writing life, when she’s not teaching yoga, she’s watching the Game Show Network. http://www.christinamrau.com
Zoom link will be available here: https://www.waltwhitman.org/zoom-upcoming-and-past-events/