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April 8, 2021
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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As partners with the Humboldt County Library, KEET-TV and Word Humboldt invite you to join us for three FREE online workshops. Two of the classes are led by members of Word Humboldt, a local spoken word group that creates an engaging and safe space for people to develop their literacy skills and focus on poetry as a tool for social justice.
Free, thanks to KEET and PBS.
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6:30 PM, Taking the Hemingway Out of Hemingway, Open Poetry Reading with Word Humboldt (Zoom)

Thursday, April 8, 2021

The last event in the series, this is a poetry reading, open to all. You'll have an opportunity to read your work. Choose poems you wrote in the earlier workshops, or bring other poems that you wrote yourself, that you feel fit into the theme of the series. Take the opportunity to network with other writers and get feedback.

'Taking the Hemingway Out of Hemingway'
A Series of 3 Workshops via Zoom, on

Poetry, Social Justice,
and the ‘Great American Novelist.’
A portrait of Hemingway made up of shades of text, words fading to reveal features.
This series seeks to ignite a love of language and expand creativity.

Today, Thursday, April 8, 6:30 PM 
Open Poetry Reading, with Word Humboldt
Join in to share your own work, either writing you did in these workshops or other original material. The last local event in the series, this is a great opportunity to network with other writers and gain input into the art of Spoken Word.

To join and receive the Zoom invite to the workshops, please sign up here:

Learn more about Hemingway on KEET TV.
Visit the KEET website to see the upcoming series on Hemingway.

Can't make it? Or just want more poetry fun?
A kit full of fun activities and writing prompts is available for free at all Humboldt County Library branches. The kit includes supplies and instruction on activities like blackout poetry, fill-in-the-blank poetry, and DIY magnetic poetry, in order to help writers and poets explore and ignite their creativity.

To reserve a kit, call 707-269-1915.