About the presenters:
Jeffrey Ethan Lee's poetry book, identity papers (Ghost Road Press, 2006) was a 2007 Colorado Book Award finalist [http://www.identitypapers.org]. His first full-length poetry book, invisible sister (Many Mountains Moving Press, 2004) was praised in American Book Review, North American Review, Rain Taxi Review etc. Lee won the 2002 Sow's Ear Poetry Chapbook prize ($1,000) for The Sylf (2003), created identity papers for Drimala Records, published Strangers in a Homeland (chapbook with Ashland Poetry Press, 2001). He also published hundreds of poems, stories and essays in Many Mountains Moving, North American Review, African American Review, American Poetry Review, Xconnect, Crab Orchard Review, Crazyhorse, Crosscurrents, Green Mountain Review, Washington Square, & Other Voices. He also won the first Tupelo Press award for literary fiction in 2001 for a novel, The Autobiography of Somebody Else. He has a Ph.D. in British Romanticism and an MFA from NYU. His new blog link is here.
Renato Rosaldo, a Lucie Stern Professor in the Social Sciences, is one of the world's leading anthropologists. He has done field research among the Ilongots of northern Luzon, Philippines, and he is the author of Ilongot Headhunting:
Iain Haley Pollock's first collection of poetry, Spit Back a Boy (U. of Georgia Press, 2011), won the 2010 Cave Canem Prize. Previously, his work had appeared in American Poetry Review, Boston Review, and Callaloo. Pollock lives in Philadelphia and teaches English at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy and poetry at the Solstice MFA Program of Pine Manor College.
About the workshop:
The workshop will occur on the 3rd floor at Tyme Gallery--the gallery will be closed--and begin PROMPTLY at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 20. Light refreshments--
The poetry workshop is charging a fee of $25.00.
You must submit a $25 fee to secure a spot in the workshop (10 seats go fast!!). There are two scholarships available for youth 18yrs and younger. Payment will be received at the door, so late comers need not worry. But call first, we might be out of room!!
To remit payment, please call Edna (Tyme Gallery) at 610-853-1215, or send Edna an email (madametyme@
The performance, Q & A, and book signing begins at 2:30 p.m., and is FREE and OPEN to the public--but $5 donations (from those not participating in the workshop).
For full info: www.apiarymagazine.com.
Tyme Gallery is located at 17 West Eagle Road, Havertown, PA 19083.
**A CARPOOL will leave from Center City at noon on May 20. If people are interested in the carpool they must email: firstname.lastname@example.org by May 15 at midnight.
About the Organizers:
This event is brought to you by a wonderful collaboration between APIARY Magazine, Many Mountains Moving, Mel’s Poetry Works, and Tyme Gallery.
For full info: www.apiarymagazine.com
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MPW is a non-profit organization located in Kent County, Delaware. We offer workshops that focused on mentoring and supporting youth from disadvantaged economic and social backgrounds with the Tri-state region. Our workshops will be staffed with members from the art communities who have experienced with working with youth and teaching various programs as it relates to fields in the arts.