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Poetry Writing Workshop: Poetry of Our World

July 31, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Don’t miss this opportunity to practice your craft with award-winning poets Chris Abani and Mai Der VangWorkshop topics will be revealed as they become available.


Adults  |  $70
College Students  |  $45

Chris Abani and Mai Der Vang will be reading at the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival in the evening.

Please note: Admission to the festival requires a separate ticket. See Poetry of Our World at the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival for details.  For additional poetry events, see Poetry in our Calendar.


Mai Der Vang is the author of Afterland (Graywolf Press, 2017), winner of the 2016 Walt Whitman Award of the Academy of American Poets, longlisted for the 2017 National Book Award in Poetry, and a finalist for the 2018 Kate Tufts Discovery Award. She was also the co-editor of the anthology How Do I Begin? A Hmong American Literary Anthology (Heyday, 2011).

Chris Abani is the author of Sanctificum; There Are No Names for Red; Feed Me the Sun: Collected Long Poems; Hands Washing Water; Dog Woman; Daphne’s Lot and Kalakuta Republic. He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, and the PEN/Hemingway Award.

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