Poetry in a Time of Climate Crisis: A Generative Writing Workshop
April 25, 2017
Grantee News From Split This Rock:
Sunday, April 30, 1 – 4 pm
1301 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC
Space is limited. Register by Friday, April 29.
ABOUT THE WORKSHOP FACILITATOR
Melissa Tuckey is a co-founder and former board member of Split This Rock who serves as the Coordinator of Split This Rock’s Eco-Justice Poetry Project, editing Ghost Fishing: An Eco-Justice Poetry Anthology, forthcoming from University of Georgia Press. Tuckey is author of Tenuous Chapel (May 2013), selected by Charles Simic for the First Book Award at ABZ Press, and Rope as Witness (chapbook: Pudding House Press, 2007). She’s a fellow at Black Earth Institute. Other honors include a Fine Arts Work Center at Provincetown Winter Fellowship and artist awards from Ohio Arts Council and DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities. Her poems have appeared in publications such as Beloit Poetry Journal, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Missouri Poetry Review, Ecopoetry Anthology, DC Poets Against the War Anthology, and Fire and Ink: An Anthology of Social Action Writing, among other places. Tuckey has a background in community organizing and non-profit development, and holds an MFA from George Mason University. She currently lives in Ithaca, New York, where she teaches writing and works as an editor and writing coach. More information can be found on Melissa’s website at http://www.melissatuckey.net
ABOUT THE WORKSHOP LOCATION
The nearest metro station is DuPont Circle. The building is wheelchair accessible. A volunteer will be available at the door as the building locks on weekends. Participants are encouraged to arrive on time. Those who arrive late may need to text or call 202-445-0536 to be let in.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-787-5210 should you have any questions.
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