Poetry of Conscience Workshop with Brendan Constantine

Thursday, April 13th, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

pussyhatpinkPoetrypictogramAPRIL is National Poetry Month! Popular Los Angeles poet, Brendan Constantine, returns to Chevalier’s Books with a new workshop for poets at all levels. This time we’ll be looking at ‘political’ verse and the ‘poetry of conscience.’ Are you passionate about a cause or virtue? Poetry is the gateway to compassion! No previous experience necessary. ‘Writer’s block’ sufferers strongly encouraged! You WILL go home with a new poem!

$30.00 per poet! Bring a notebook! Walk-ins welcome.

For questions and registration please contact
brendanworkshops@gmail.com

Brendan Constantine by Alexis Rhone Fancher

photo by Alexis Rhone Fancher

Brendan Constantine‘s work has appeared in Prairie Schooner, FIELD, Ploughshares, Virginia Quarterly, and Ninth Letter, among other journals. His most recent collection is ‘Dementia, My Darling (2016 Red Hen Press).  He has received grants and commissions from the Getty Museum, James Irvine Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts.  He currently teaches poetry at the Windward School and regularly offers classes to hospitals, foster homes, veterans, and the elderly.