UPDATE: Kim Con-Well Butler To Lead October 2 Gifts of a Wordsmith Workshop
Award-winning poet and community activist John Paul Taylor will lead free adult poetry workshops the first Tuesday of the month through November 2012 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Central Library. Gifts of a Wordsmith will take place on the library's second floor in the Story Castle.
The class will cover how to get your thoughts down on paper, overcoming writer's block, copyright issues, self-publishing, how to perform, and more at the Central Library. The Friends of the Birmingham Public Library will fund the workshops.
Taylor is one of the founders of Real Life Poets, a nonprofit creative writing program based in Birmingham. This summer he presented two workshops as part of BPL's adult summer reading program. Participants enjoyed the adult classes so much that they wanted to see them continue.
"We offered it this summer and the people wanted it back. That's why I wanted to do it,'' Taylor said. "We know it works. But it's cool when your community says, 'This is valuable.' ''
For more information on the adult poetry class, contact Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org or 205-585-8271. The Real Life Poets website is www.reallifepoets.org. The BPL contact is Haruyo Miyagawa, 205-226-3670. Her email address is email@example.com.
Workshop: Gifts of a Wordsmith Workshop
Presenter: John Paul Taylor
Place: Central Library
Date: Tuesday, October 2, 2o12
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Cost: Free and open to the public
Registration: Not required
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