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City Songs, a poetry workshop in San Antonio sponsored by Gemini Ink

Presented by Gemini Ink Literary Arts Center at Gemini Ink Writing Arts Center, San Antonio TX

Jun 29 2022
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Aug 10 2022
City Songs, a poetry workshop in San Antonio sponsored by Gemini Ink

In this 6-week workshop, we will write poems that celebrate and critique life in the city, with a special emphasis on San Antonio and its environs.

This workshop is open to writers with various degrees of experience in poetry and will focus on crafting poems for the page with an emphasis on exploring poetic forms. Guest poets, including Natalia Treviño, John Olivares Espinoza, Clemonce Heard, and Emmy Pérez, will visit the course both in-person and virtually to discuss craft issues. There will be a final celebration and open mic at Poetic Republic Cafe on August 18th.

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ADMISSION INFO

Registration for the course is $145 for nonmembers of Gemini Ink, $125 for members, and $75 for students. A limited number of partial scholarships for the class may be available. For more information contact Gemini Ink or Reggie Scott Young at reggiescottyoung@rycitysongs.com.

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

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The class will feature guest poets each week, including current San Antonio Poet Laureate Andrea "Vocab" Sanderson, former Texas Poet Laureate Emmy Perez, Natalia Trevino, Clemonce Heard, and others.

There will be a City Songs celebration following the conclusion of the class on August 18, 6 PM,  at Poetic Republic Coffee and Wine, located at 2330 S. Presa in San Antonio.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Gemini Ink Writing Arts Center

1111 Navarro St, San Antonio, TX 78205

PARKING INFO

Parking is available behind the main building and at several nearby lots.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

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