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Monday, November 06, 2006

Poetry Workshop For Teens at Caffe Lena

Poetry Workshop For Teens at Caffe Lena with Carol Graser
Tuesdays, November 14, 21, and 28 from 4 to 6pm
Free

For these workshops, for ages 14 and up, I try to find appealing poetry that we can read together. Sometimes we comment on the poetry, sometimes we just read and listen. The writing exercises that we do during the workshop will be aimed at encouraging confidence and creativity. If some students are interested in practicing performing their work, we'll have the perfect setting. I try to be responsive to the particular needs of the students in each class and shape the workshops around them.

For more information or to sign up you can e-mail me at cgraser@nycap.rr.net or call Caffe Lena at 583-0022. Caffe Lena is located at 47 Phila St,. Saratoga Springs.  Go to www.caffelena.org for directions.

This program is funded in part by the Decentralization Program, a grant program of the New York State Council on the Arts, administered by the Saratoga County Arts Council.

Carol Graser lives in the Adirondacks of upstate New York. She has read her poetry at many community events including fund-raisers, anti-war rallies and as a featured reader at poetry readings around the state. She hosts a monthly poetry reading series at Saratoga‚Äôs historic Caffe Lena that happens on the first Wednesday of every month. Her poetry has appeared in regional journals such as Screed, Salvage and Metroland as well as in numerous national publications like Lullwater Review, Berkeley Poetry Review, The Worcester Review,  The MacGuffin and Eureka Literary Magazine.

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