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Thursday, March 16 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Great Poetry Prompts for Reluctant Writers

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Taylor Mali says one of the most important things he does when teaching a poetry workshop is disabuse students of the notions of what a poem NEEDS to be. “It doesn’t need to be anything but some combination of entertaining, truthful, and informative.” In this session, Mali shares some of his favorite tips & prompts.
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Taylor Mali is a former teacher who now makes his living as a professional poet. Through poetry, passion, and perseverance, he wants to turn 1,000 people onto the teaching profession. He is considered the most successful poetry slam strategist of all time, having led six of his eight national poetry slam teams to the finals stage and winning the championship a record four times before anyone had even tied him at three. A native of New York City, Taylor was one of the original poets to appear on the HBO series Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry. He is a vocal advocate of teachers, having performed and lectured for education professionals all over the world. For more information, visit www.taylormali.com.

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Thursday March 16, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Oasis 4, PSCC 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262

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