Poetry Club: Poetry & Spoken Word (8/9/21 – 8/12/21)


Join author and poet Ari Tison for a week-long poetry club where you’ll explore how to find poetry in everything. You’ll learn how to write for an audience and share your work with others. On the final day, you’ll celebrate with a poetry reading!

Dates: Monday-Thursday, 8/9/21-8/12/21
Time: 9 – 11 am (PT) // 12 – 2 pm (ET)
Ages: 11-14

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In four days, we’ll explore how we can find poetry in everything! From our favorite movies, to our favorite art, to even a few minutes with just our thoughts. We’ll learn some bold and fun techniques like repetition, rhythm, and sound. We’ll even learn how to write for an audience and talk about how we can look at poetry like a gift we can share with others. And we’ll work together on building our confidence in reading aloud and performing our poetry, and on the final day, we’ll celebrate with a real reading!

Minimum enrollment: 6
Maximum enrollment: 20
Should minimum enrollment not be met, we will contact you to offer a refund or other learning experience in exchange.

Cancellation Policy: Refunds will be given for cancellations requested two weeks or more in advance of camp. For cancellation requests received less than two weeks before camp, you will receive credit towards another camp or learning experience.

Stone Soup and Society of Young Inklings are both nonprofit organizations, and part of our collaborative mission is to celebrate the full, vibrant diversity of youth writers’ voices and stories.

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Ari Tison is a Bribri (Indigenous Costa Rican) American poet, essayist, educator, autoethnographer, and author of YA hybrid novel Saints of The Household (2023) + Untitled YA (TBD) with FSG/BFYR. Her poetry and essays have been published in Rock & Sling, Yellow Medicine, The Under Review, and most recently in POETRY‘s first issue for young people. She teaches creative writing at the Loft Literary Center and North Central University and lives in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

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