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Thursday, February 20 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Poetic Forms Writing Workshop led by Paul Szlosek

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Learn how to write the anagrammatic selfie and its closely related French cousin the beau present in this free hour-long writing workshop for writers of all levels of experience (novice to expert) taught by local poet Paul Szlosek. Please bring a notebook and a pen or pencil to write with (Handouts will be provided). Also a smart phone, tablet, laptop or any device that can access the internet is recommend to take advantage of online resources that will help with writing your poems. About the Instructor - Paul Szlosek is a co-founder and host of both the former long-running Poet’s Parlor poetry venue  and the recently-created open mic and featured poetry reading series The Poetorium at Starlite in Southbridge, MA, is a past recipient of the Jacob Knight Award for Poetry, and have taught poetry workshops in the galleries at the Worcester Art Museum,the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA. His poems have appeared in various local publications including the Worcester Review, Worcester Magazine, Sahara, Concrete Wolf, and Diner.He is probably best known in the Worcester area poetry community for his fanatical obsession with obscure poetry forms, and has invented his own including the ziggurat, the streetbeatina, and (most recently) the hodgenelle which he shares on his blog Paul’s Poetry Playground at playground.poetry.blog.

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Paul Szlosek

Co-Founder/Co-Host, The Poetorium at Starlite

Thursday February 20, 2020 6:00pm - 7:00pm EST
Bedlam Book Cafe 138 Greet St, Suite 1, Worcester, MA