African American Community Poetry Workshop

Location: Zoom
Date: Oct 20, 2023
Time: 6:45 - 8:15 pm

Poetry in Public offers workshops celebrating poetry, guiding you on a journey toward writing a poem that may be featured on King County public transit in 2024.

This workshop will recognize poetic traditions rooted in the African American community. Participants will reflect on the many uses and meanings of the word “Land.” They will recall and express pivotal experiences through poetry.

African American Community Liaison Miz Floes will lead the facilitation of this workshops in English. Miz Floes is an ever-evolving artist; an author, playwright, theater producer, director, actress, spoken word artist, and vocalist.

Workshops are free and open to the public; please register in advance at the link below.

Captions will be available for virtual workshops. If you need any other access support such as ASL or other language translation to participate, please contact Jackie Mixon at If you have any questions about this virtual event, please contact the Poetry in Public team at

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