Returning for its second year, this poetry competition, anthology, and public reading invites you to come into a shared and sacred space and bear testimony to a transformation. Submissions open March 1st-31st. Cash award for all thirty winners. Judges: Will Evans, Darius Ajai Frasure, Opalina Salas.
“Let a man in a garret but burn with enough intensity, and he will set fire to the world.”
– Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Essayist A. Kendra Greene serves as our guide on a writing adventure through historic Deep Ellum. Learn some history you never knew, get a close-up look at the great contemporary art that covers the streets, and hear the sounds of music and humanity unlike anywhere else in Dallas while crafting your own creative response to Dallas’s most vibrant neighborhood.
The popular workshop returns! Ekphrasis, or responding to visual art in poetry, is an important literary tradition. This workshop will explore as ekphrasis as a tool to discovery and increased poetic skill. Come prepared to generate work in response to visual art on display in the ArtSpace gallery. This workshop is suitable for all poets at all levels of experience.
Free monthly meetings. Three different spaces to connect with Dallas writers. Seeking constructive feedback on your creative writing in an easygoing workshop environment? Stone Soup is for you.
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