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Saturday, May 5 • 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Blackout Poetry Creative Studio--Drop-in Session! LIMITED

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Blackout Poetry is the art of redacting words from an existing piece of text until a poem emerges. Many Blackout Poems become art pieces, whether they are simple and abstract, or more complex to create an illustration of the words on the page. Come create your own Blackout Poems in the Blackout Poetry Creative Studio! Examples will be on hand and for sale, as well as art supplies and "retired" books to inspire visitors to make inventive pieces that combine poetry and visual art. This is a drop-in activity.

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Casey Roland

Casey Lynn Roland grew up on the North Shore of Massachusetts and currently resides in Beverly. Casey began writing poetry in high school, but didn’t take it seriously until working towards a BA in English at Salem State University, where she became the first graduate with a concentration... Read More →

Saturday May 5, 2018 2:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
New Liberty Charter School, Room 3 1 Museum Place Mall Salem, MA 01970