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Workshop and Open Mic Guidelines

In our program, participants will:

          1. Explore language's importance in forming identity

          2. Gain insight into the creative process of writing poetry

          3. Engage with their community through performance 

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We invite individuals to share their experiences and stories so that we may learn from and uplift one another

ID: Tami Dipzinski in front of a wall of acrylic paintings by Jerry Mills and behind a podium reading her published poem and smiling

Vulnerability is not only encouraged in poetry, but also celebrated. We provide a judgement-free space in which this vulnerability can exist

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Participants of all experience levels are invited to our spaces to experiment with and learn/grown in the art of poetry

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We strive for our events to be accessible to all -- offering hybrid options for every open-mic, workshop and event

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