The Writers’ Community Presents an Extraordinary Evening of Poetry with Leading Voices from Robert Haas, Sharon Olds, Matthew Zapruder and More | New
Listen to the most beautiful voices in poetry, including Robert Haas, Sharon Oldsand Matthew Zapruderin a reading in person and live in the open air, facing the mountains of Olympic ValleyTahoe.
TAHOE CITY California., May 31, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Enabled Thursday June 23, 7-9 p.m.the annual Writers’ Community Poetry Workshop will invite the public in person and via live stream to enjoy a reading of published and unpublished works by participating poets, featuring some of the finest voices in contemporary poetry : Robert Hass, Matthew Zapruder, Brenda Hillman, Major JacksonAda Limón and special guest Sharon Olds. Some of the poems will have been written during the workshop of Olympic Valley a few days before and the reading will take place in an outdoor setting with a view of the majestic mountains of Olympic Valley to mark the workshop’s return to the home of the Writers’ Community after two years of meeting online. Books will be available for sale and signing, including Why to These Rocks: 50 Years of Poems from the Community of Writers, a newly released anthology of poems written over 50 years of summer poetry workshops. All proceeds benefit the 2023 Scholarship Fund, intended to facilitate the participation of talented poets, but who otherwise could not attend.
General admission is $25, $30 at the door. Admission of students (with ID) is $15(without ID) $20. Proof of vaccination required for entry. To purchase tickets for a chance to win free autographed books, visit https://www.wildboundlive.com/events/poetryreading.
The Writers’ Community Poetry Program is a week-long workshop each June, created to allow poets to enjoy a sense of community and an atmosphere conducive to breaking old habits, pushing inner boundaries and discover the truth. Notable alumni include Kazim AliShangyang Fang, Blas Fauconnierand Evie Shockley. For more information on applying for the 2023 Poetry Program, visit https://communityofwriters.org/workshops/poetry-workshop or email [email protected]
About the Writers’ Community: The Writers’ Community, formerly the Writers’ Community at Squaw Valleywas founded more than five decades ago by California writers Blair Fuller and Oakley Hall, which wished to foster a literary culture in the West that would be aware of the East Coast publishing establishment. For 50 summers, the Writers’ Community has brought together poets and prose writers for distinct weeks of workshops, one-on-one lectures, lectures, panels, readings and discussions on the craft and craft of writing. writing. In an atmosphere of camaraderie and mutual support, writers receive guidance to hone their craft and bring them closer to achieving their goals.
Julia DrakeWildbound PR, 1 310 359 6487, [email protected]
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