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Spoken Word Poetry Workshops with Jasmine Mans

October 16, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 4, 2018

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 5, 2018

Free

This fall, Jasmine Mans will provide free afterschool poetry workshops at The Newark Public Library for teens ages 12-17. Registration for this workshop is limited and will close once the class has been filled. To register, visit: goo.gl/sCDXb7

Jasmine Mans is an author, performer, poet, teacher, and artist. She has successfully competed in HBO’s Russell Simmons Presents Brave New Voices and Knicks Poetry Slam competitions. Mans released her first book, Chalk Outlines of Snow Angels in May 2012. That same year, she was chosen by Glamour Magazine, as one of their Top 10 Most Influential Woman in College. Jasmine is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, where she began mentoring younger poets and teaching creative writing in the First Wave program, and Newark’s own Arts High School.

This program was made possible by a grant from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, a state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities or the New Jersey Council for the Humanities.

The workshop will take place at:
The Newark Public Library | Main Library, 3rd Floor Teen Room
5 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102.

For more information, please contact Maisy Card at mcard@npl.org

Details

Date:
October 16, 2018
Time:
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
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Organizer

Newark Public Library
Phone:
973-733-7784
Email:
ibetancourt@npl.org
Website:
www.npl.org

Venue

Newark Public Library
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102 United States
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Phone:
973-733-7784

 


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