The San Francisco Public Library in collaboration with Jambu Press/Studio Saraswati proudly announces "We Are All Poets," a poetry and literacy program uniting middle and high school students with local public officials in poetry for a positive world.
Come join fun, hands-on writing workshops, poetry performance training, related art exhibits, and a lively finale of poetry and music with our city's diverse young poets, government and civic leaders, musical groups, and surprise stars of the cultural and literary arts.
GRAND FINALE: Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Main Library, Saturday afternoon, October 26, 2013, from 1-3pm.
Selected youth poets from all 11 electoral districts in San Francisco (separate categories for middle and high school students) will be invited to read on stage with public officials at the Koret auditorium for the finale. ALL youth poet participants will receive a "We Are All Poets" certificate of merit to be presented at the finale.
YOUTH SUBMIT YOUR POEMS!
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and don't miss . . .
FREE POETRY WRITING WORKSHOPS
Fisher Children's Center
Main Public Library, Saturday, September 21
1-2:30pm (middle-school students);
3-4:30pm (high school students).
Fun with word play, imagery games for opening creativity, poem construction, forms of experimental writing, final revision techniques, and guidance for poetry submissions by expert poets and librarians.
Questions? Contact: SFyouthpoetry@gmail.com