Poetry Workshops at Pima County Public Library Oct Nov 2019
Oct-Nov 2019

Trans Poet Laureate TC Tolbert Offers Poetry Workshops

Learn from TC Tolbert in a series of trans, non-binary, and queer+ poetry workshops at three Pima County Public Libraries. Workshop participants will be introduced to a range of TNBQ+ poetry being published nationally and internationally and will receive support in writing and sharing their own poems. Each participant will receive a free book of TNBQ+ poetry of their choice. FREE and no poetry experience required. All ages welcome!

TC, a trans and genderqueer feminist, collaborator, mover, and poet, earned his MFA in Poetry from the University of Arizona in 2005. S/he is the author of Gephyromania and multiple chap books, including Kore Press’ territories of folding. His work has been anthologized in Reading Queer: Poetry in a Time of Chaos and Writing the Walls Down, among others. S/he is currently Tucson’s Poet Laureate and Writer in Residence at the Pratt Institute.

SAT OCT 19, 2-4pm
Woods Memorial Library
3455 N 1st Ave

SAT OCT 26, 2-4pm
Sam Lena-South Tucson Library
1607 S 6th Ave

SAT NOV 2, 2-4pm
Joel D. Valdez Main Library
101 N Stone Ave

These events are part of TC’s Trans/Space project, which has been supported by a fellowship from the Academy of American Poets. As part of Trans/Space, TC will record the poetry written in these workshops and, in 2020, these poems will fill the airwaves of Tucson via audio installations across town and in virtual space.

»Learn more about TC on his website.

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