Weds. April 19th & May 3rd; Public Reading Weds. May 17th at 7p
$: 35 / 30 for members
Ekphrasis, from the Greek, means description or interpretation. Join Literary Cleveland and poet Lee Chilcote for a two-session workshop exploring links between the visual arts and the art of words. In this hands-on workshop, explore and discuss examples of ekphrastic poems and learn how to use art to inspire your own work in the first session, then return for the second session with a poem of your own for critique. $35 / $30 members.
Public Reading: Writing about Art: Weds.May 17th at 7p in Gallery 201. Join the workshop participants and other Cleveland poets as they share their work. Lee Chilcote lives in a 1900 Victorian in Cleveland, Ohio with his wife, Katherine, and their three children. He has worked as a community organizer, real estate developer, writer and teacher. He holds degrees from Oxford University and Cleveland State University. His writing has appeared in Vanity Fair, Next City, and numerous literary journals and his chapbook of poems, The Shape of Home, will be published in March by Finishing Line Press. He is cofounder and director of Literary Cleveland.