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Workshop on the Prairie with Sarah McKinstry-Brown and me!

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Sarah and I are running a workshop near Lincoln at the Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center April 23rd (which is ALSO “Talk Like Shakespeare Day,” in case you were wondering). Sarah will lead a workshop for adults while I work with kids, followed by a reading on the prairie.

words4birds 2017 flyer

 

See more information at:
http://springcreekprairie.audubon.org/events/words-4-birds-0


Shows this week in Boston (Cambridge, really) and Reykjavik

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We hit the road this week, featuring at the Cantab Lounge in Cambridge, one of the famed homes of poetry slam on June 1st. The show starts at 8pm and I’m up about 10. More details are at: http://bostonpoetryslam.com/?p=6735

 

 

Then on June 4th, I feature along with my wife Sarah and Icelandic poets Kristian Guttersen and Sigurbjörg Sæmundsdóttir in Reykjavik at Kaffislippur Café (Hotel Marina – Mýrargata 2 Reykjavik) at 4:30pm. The reading’s title is Poetry and Parenthood as the reading has 2 married couples, parents, all with books published. See full details at:
http://bokmenntaborgin.is/en/events/poetry-parenthood-us-iceland/


Romania Recap

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Matt in Romania for a State Department Poetry Program October 16-29, 2015

RomaniaMatt was in Romania for programs in Bucharest, Craiova, and Drobeta Turnu Severin, working with high school and college students on poetry writing and performance, leading to a poetry slam at the end of each city’s visit. This is the 4th State Department program he’s run, though he’s been lucky to have had help the previous 2 trips by some amazing poets, coaches, and organizers. Read about it in the October 13th Omaha World-Herald: http://www.omaha.com/living/poet-brings-slam-to-countries-budding-young-wordsmiths/article_9bc28d33-db0d-505c-9f4b-9ce3881bcf07.html

And here is an article from the Romania-Insider’s Daily News section:

American poet comes to Romania to teach students slam poetry

http://www.romania-insider.com/american-poet-comes-to-romania-to-teach-students-slam-poetry/157907/DSCN2100


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