Tue, June 8, 2021 6:00 P.M.
Register for this virtual two day virtual workshop June 8th and June 10th where you will be introduced to poetry by discussing sample poems by published poets. You will then begin writing with a prompt which you will take home and work on and bring it to class on Thursday June 10th. This session will focus on the completed prompts and individual poems attendees submit in advance for discussion. For beginner and advanced writers, this event is free, yet you must register for both sessions, sign up today! Register at http://flpwriting.eventbrite.com
The instructor, Alfred Encarnacion has taught writing at Temple University and published poetry, short stories, essays, and literary reviews in journals such as Crab Orchard Review, Florida Review, Indiana Review, North American Review, Paterson Literary Review, The Schuylkill Valley Journal, and The Virtual Artists Collective (online review). He has won a Wilson Foundation Scholarship Award, a Poets House Scholarship in NYC, and his poems have been nominated for five Pushcart Prizes. His debut book of poetry, The Outskirts of Karma, appeared in 2012, Ambassadors of the Silenced, his second collection, was published in 2016, and a third collection Precincts of the Passion Dragon is a work in progress. His chapbook Library Suite was a Moonstone Press Finalist and was published in 2019. He is currently the director of the Stratford Public Library in South Jersey.