Poetry Workshop: Claudia Rankine's Citizen

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Presented by Literary Cleveland and Center for Arts-Inspired Learning at Cleveland Public Library Carnegie West branch, Cleveland OH

Feb 23
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Mar 02
Poetry Workshop: Claudia Rankine's Citizen

A 2-session poetry workshop focused on Claudia Rankine’s award-winning poetry collection, Citizen: An American Lyric

Claudia Rankine’s book-length poem Citizen confronts racial injustice through her own personal experiences. It is “one of those American art works that … teaches us to ‘no longer take things at second and third hand,’ as Whitman wrote, to ‘listen to all sides and filter them from yourself,’” wrote Dan Chiasson in The New Yorker. In this workshop, we’ll look at Rankine’s poems as examples, write about social justice issues in our own worlds, and discuss our poems in a

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This class is FREE and open to all

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Email: jrosen@litcleveland.org

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Cleveland Public Library Carnegie West branch

1900 Fulton Road, Cleveland, OH 44113

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