Jumpstart Your Engines Poetry Workshop with Jericho Brown @ Kogawa House

Jumpstart Your
Engines Poetry Workshop with Jericho Brown

When: 11am to 1pm, Sunday, May 15

Where:  Historic Joy Kogawa House, 1450
West 64th Avenue, Vancouver

Cost: $35

In the Jumpstart
Your Engines Poetry Workshop, Jericho Brown helps students generate new
work through a set of unconventional exercises that keep our ears open
and our fingers moving. The workshop engenders new ideas about writing,
and as there is a profound relationship between reading poetry and
writing it, we participants read, discuss, and even recite the work of
several poets whose examples might lead us to a further honing of our

Jericho Brown worked as the
speechwriter for the Mayor of New Orleans before receiving his PhD in
Creative Writing and Literature from the University of Houston. The
recipient of the Whiting Writers Award and fellowships from the
Radcliffe Institute at Harvard University, the Bread Loaf Writers’
Conference, and the Krakow Poetry Seminar in Poland, Brown is
an assistant professor at the
University of San Diego. His poems have appeared in journals and
anthologies, including 100 Best African American Poems. His first
book, PLEASE (New Issues), won the American Book Award.

Jericho Brown will
read from his work at the Cross-Border Pollination Reading Series on
Saturday, May 14. Find out more at rachelrose.com.

To register for this workshop,
please send me a quick email response.

Executive Director

Historic Joy Kogawa
1450 West 64th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V6P 2N4

Please send mail to:
Cartier Street
Vancouver, BC V6P 4T6


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