Free Poetry Workshop

If you’re looking for something to do this week, this Tuesday, at 6 p.m., I’m teaching a free poetry workshop at the Osterhout Library, 71 S. Franklin Street in Wilkes-Barre. The workshop will focus on poetry of place and home.  The idea of home and place has been central to the work of several well-known poets. Robert Frost often wrote about New England farm land. Our current Poet Laureate Philip Levine has made his hometown of Detroit a key focus to his work. During this workshop, we’ll look at how poets depict home and place in their work and write about our own hometowns.

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About Brian Fanelli

I'm a poet, teacher, music junkie and much more. My first chapbook of poems, Front Man, was published in 2010 by Big Table Publishing. My full-length book of poems, All That Remains, was published in 2013 by Unbound Content. My latest book, Waiting for the Dead to Speak, was published in the fall of 2016 by NYQ Books. My work has also been published by The Los Angeles Times, World Literature Today, Harpur Palate, Boston Literary Magazine, Kentucky Review, Verse Daily, Spillway, Portland Review, and several other publications. My poetry has also been featured on "The Writer's Almanac" with Garrison Keillor. Currently, I teach English full-time at Lackawanna College.
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