Meet & Greet
1:00 PM13:00

Meet & Greet

Hey Writers,

To start off the literary year, we are going to have a meet and greet at the Brooklyn Book Festival! We will spend our time browsing books, meeting emerging authors while connecting with writers who are in the Writers With Attitude workshop. This is a great opportunity to learn more about our collective and get your questions answered about the workshop.

This event is free, and only requires a reservation.

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New York Poets Pt. 1
2:30 PM14:30

New York Poets Pt. 1

Hey Writers!

For our first official meeting, we will analyze two renowned New York poets, Walt Whitman and Allen Ginsberg! For the first part of our meeting, we’ll describe life in New York, listing distinct qualities from the sound to its people. Then, we will read and share our thoughts on Walt Whitman’s poem, “Manhatta” and Allen Ginsberg’s poem, “My Sad Self.” Both poems can be found here:

2:30-3:00: Read and analyze poems

3:00-3:30: Share thoughts

3:30-3:40: 10 min. break

3:40-4:00: Write a personal essay about a vivid memory you have in New York

4:00-5:00: Share work

This meeting is free, and only requires a reservation.

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