Poets Northwest Fall Poetry Workshop
Saturday, October 15, 2016
Join us for a full day of poetry from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. hosted at the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts. This Poets Northwest event (open to both members and non-members) will feature hands on writing workshops, a contest, and a group lunch with fellow poets at nearby Gringo's Mexican Kitchen. For registration details, please email Lynn Grice at firstname.lastname@example.org. or print and mail in the registration form.
Laurie Kolp will present on Where to Find Inspiration. Laurie is the author of full-length collection Upon the Blue Couch (Winter Goose Publishing, 2014) and chapbook Hello, it’s Your Mother (Finishing Line Press, 2015). Published widely, Laurie’s poetry has appeared in Writer’s Digest, Found Poetry Review, Scissors & Spackle, Concho River Review, and more. Her love for found poetry began several years ago when she participated in The Found Poetry Review’s Pulitzer Remix during which she found 30 poems from John Updike’s Rabbit at Rest. Laurie lives in Beaumont with her husband, three children, and two dogs. Learn more about Laurie at www.lauriekolp.com.
Terry Jude Miller will present on How to Write a Breakneck Poem. Terry is the recipient of many Poetry Society of Texas poetry awards, a Juried Poet for the 2011 & 2012 Houston Poetry Festivals and winner of the Global Peace Poem competition of the 2012 Tyler Peace Festival. His work has been published in scores of publications including anthologies of the Austin International Poetry Festival and the Rio Grande Valley International Poetry Festival, the Texas Poetry Calendar, Harbinger Asylum, and the Birmingham Arts Journal. Miller's books of poetry, are titled: The Day I Killed Superman, What If I Find Only Moonlight?, and The Butterfly Canonical. He is the creator of the Texas Poets Podcast. Terry is a retired professor of eMarketing and held an Innovation Fellowship at Kaplan University. www.PoetTerryMiller.com.