In this workshop, participants will discuss literary topics, reinforce poetry basics, create original poetry, and practice the art of performance. Open to teens 14-18 and adults. No writing experience required.
Damien is a poet based in Cleveland. Recipient of the 2018 Cleveland Arts Prize On the Verge fellowship for literature, Damien's work speaks to the experience of being a Black father, artist and teacher in one of the country’s most poverty-stricken cities. Damien also holds the office of Poet Laureate for the city of Cleveland Heights and is co-director of The People Poetry Slam.