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Hand To Mouth/WORDS Spoken OUT #94
April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Celebrating National Poetry Month with host Marin County Poet Laureate Rebecca Foust, and teen writers from ForWords Literacy Lab.
ForWords provides instruction and resources to help students develop the ability to write, speak, and read effectively and publish their work in print, video and digital media.
ForWords works with students to foster self-awareness, confidence, personal voice and pride in community and culture.
ForWords provides professional development for teachers and direct assistance to our students by partnering with the Bay Area Writing Project at the University of California, Berkeley and is staffed and advised by an exceptional community of writers, educators, artists and digital media experts.
Rebecca Foust’s five books of poetry include Paradise Drive, reviewed in theTimes Literary Supplement and elsewhere. Recent Recognitions include the CP Cavafy Prize, the James Hearst Poetry Prize, American Literary Review’s Fiction Prize, and the Constance Rooke Creative Nonfiction Prize as well as fellowships from MacDowell, Sewanee, and The Frost Place. Foust is Poet Laureate of Marin County and writes a weekly column for Women’s Voices for Change, https://womensvoicesforchange.org/category/arts-culture/poetry.
Time allowing, we will have our open mic following the reading. Our West End Village restaurant neighbors kindly offer a discount on the evening of the reading.
Participating restaurants are:
Whipper Snapper– $3.00 Glass of Sangria, or $3.00 off a pitcher.
Cafe Arrivederci– 10% off dinner.
Lotus Chaat and Spices– 10% off dinner.
The Mayflower Pub– 25% off dinner.