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From Documentary Poetry to Social Poetics: Reading by Poet Mark Nowak

  • 425 Singel Amsterdam, NH, 1012 WP Netherlands (map)

U.S. poet Mark Nowak will deliver “From Documentary Poetry to Social Practice,” a lecture and reading in which he will present excerpts from his acclaimed volumes Shut Up Shut Down and Coal Mountain Elementary as well as discuss his ongoing project of facilitating poetry workshops with trade unions, workers centers, and progressive labor organizations. Nowak is visiting the EU to conduct poetry workshops with migrant worker organizations in Amsterdam, the Hague, and Brussels. In the U.S., he is currently organizing the country’s first Institute for Worker Writers in collaboration with the PEN American Center.

Language: English // Admission: Free


Earlier Event: January 6
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Later Event: January 9
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