Instructor: Candy Zantea
Tuition: Early Registration $35 (Both members and non-members before January 10)
$35 (Members); $50 (Non-members)
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Make your voice heard in “All Words Matter,” Part One of a four-part spring workshop series led the Dallas Poetry Slam’s Slam Master, Candy Zantea. Participants will work with writing prompts, discuss etymology and sentence structure, and discover new literary devices to develop their poetic voice and make every word they use matter. Beginners welcome!
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:
Sherrie “Candy” Zantea has been writing and performing poetry for over 20 years. Candy made the 2007 Dallas Poetry Slam Team; to date, she has been on ten poetry slam teams, is the first woman to coach six teams, and serves as the Executive Director of the Dallas Poetry Slam Organization.
Candy teaches creative writing in the DFW School Districts. She recently created a teaching artist program for Dallas Poetry Slam and has partnered with Young DFW Writers LTAB (Louder Than a Bomb) Program, Rockwall ISD and Lancaster ISD. She serves as Teaching Artist Lead Instructor for the The Writer’s Garret Rail Writers program and teaching artist partner for Big Thought Youth Development Non-Profit and Dallas ISD.
In addition to her poetry slam experience, she has added to her resume 2017 and 2018 Host City Coordinator of the Women of the World Poetry Slam and Individual World Poetry Slam Event Coordinator with Poetry Slam Inc. Candy facilitates workshops with universities across the country.
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