Sat, Dec 09|
Prose Poems with Ariana Brown
A supportive virtual class centered on the poetry of veteran slam poet, Suzi Q. Smith. Together, we will explore the building blocks of prose poems and sentences to create dynamic poems with attitude.
Time & Location
Dec 09, 2023, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM CST
About the event
A supportive virtual class centered on the poetry of veteran slam poet, Suzi Q. Smith. Together, we will explore the building blocks of prose poems and sentences to create dynamic poems with attitude. Ariana will lead group discussion and facilitate detailed writing exercises and prompts. There will be plenty of time to learn, write, and share.
About the Instructor:
Ariana Brown is a queer Black Mexican American poet from San Antonio, TX, currently based in Houston. She is the author of We Are Owed. (Grieveland, 2021) and Sana Sana (Game Over Books, 2020). Ariana’s work investigates queer Black personhood in Mexican American spaces, Black relationality and girlhood, loneliness, and care. She holds a B.A. in African Diaspora Studies and Mexican American Studies, an M.F.A. in Poetry, and an M.S. in Library Science. Ariana is a 2014 national collegiate poetry slam champion and owes much of her practice to Black performance communities led by Black women poets from the South. She has been writing, performing, and teaching poetry for over ten years. Follow Ariana online @ArianaThePoet.
We're offering a sliding scale payment structure for tickets starting at $10 to ensure the workshop is accessible to all. All proceeds will go towards paying our presenter and helping Abode get to AWP in 2024. Thank you for your contribution to our community!
Pay What You Want ($10+)
We're offering a "Pay What You Want" with the minimum set to $10! All proceeds will go towards paying our presenter and helping Abode get to AWP in 2024!$+Service fee