• Contemporary Poetics with Vievee Francis:, at the Café 1923, 2287 Holbrook St., Hamtramck, Mondays, April 19 & 26, May 3, 10, 17 & 24, 7-9 pm. All writers welcome at this workshop. Vievee Francis is the winner of 2009 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer’s Award.
• Advanced Poetry with Dawn McDuffie: at the Scarab Club, 217 Farnsworth & John R., Mondays, April 19 & 26, May 3, 10, 17 & 24, 7-9 pm. All writers welcome at this workshop. Dawn McDuffie has taught Creative Writing at the Scarab Club since 1999.
• Creative Nonfiction and Fiction Writing Workshop with Margo LaGattuta: at Borders Books, on Rochester Rd. in Rochester. Fridays, April 23 & 30, May 7, 14, 21 & 28, 10 a.m. – noon. Margo LaGattuta is a poet, prose writer and winner of the 2005 Mark Twain Award.
Creative Writing Workshop with Joy Gaines-Friedler: at the Farmington
Community Library, 32737 W. 12 Mile Road. Mondays, April 19 - May
24 6:45 pm - 8:45 pm. All writers welcome at this workshop.
We’ll explore poetry, creative non-fiction and short story. Receive
writing prompts and get feedback on your work. Hurry, classes fill
quickly. Joy Gaines-Friedler is the author of Like Vapor, Mayapple Press,
2008. Contact Joy at email@example.com or www.joygainesfriedler.com
A Poetry Workshop with Zilka Joseph: Wednesdays, April 21 &
28, May 5, 12, 19 & 26, 7-9 pm. At the Valley Ranch Apartments Clubhouse,
1315 Oak Valley Drive, Ann Arbor, 48108. (near Meijers on Ann Arbor-Saline
• New! 2 Poetry in Motion Yoga Classes with Lisa Galperin: at Springfed Arts Home Office, 627 Lloyd Ave., Royal Oak. Tuesday nights, April 20 - May 25 and Thursday nights, April 22-May 27, 7:15 pm -8:30 p.m. All welcome. *Class is limited to 6 participants. Bring yoga mat and towel. Lisa Galperin is certified through Jonny Kest Yoga Teacher Training. She will offer an introductory class that incorporates yoga with the inspiration of a weekly poem. Special price $80 for 6-week class, $120 for non-members.
The fee is $100 per workshop for members and $140 for