DMA Partners: The Art of Verse: A Poetry Workshop

This event has already passed Location: Founders Room

Join us to explore the art of poetry. Artists Bill Moran and Madi Mai Parker will lead a workshop exploring and engaging with the craft of poetry and the use of imagery and language. A brief performance will introduce the workshop, and participants are welcome to perform afterwards. A cash bar and light food will be available. 

A reservation is required and space is limited. Please reply to Maegan Hoffmann by Monday, June 16, at mhoffmann@DMA.org or 214-922-1208. 

About the Artists:
Bill Moran (Good Ghost Bill) was a proud member of the 2011–2013 Austin Poetry Slam national team, and was the 2012 and 2013 Austin Poetry Slam Champion and the 2013 Southern Fried Haiku Champion. He has co-directed the Texas Grand Slam two years running, been featured at venues and taught workshops nationwide and internationally, conducted long-term poetry programs at a local juvenile justice center, and released four books and a CD. For the moment, he is the president of Mic Check, a nonprofit poetry and spoken word organization based in Brazos County, Texas.

Madison (Madi) Mae Parker is a recent graduate of Texas A&M University with a degree in English Creative Writing. Having only been in the poetry slam world for a little over a year, she has competed in several independent poetry slams, including Texas Grand Slam and Women of the World Poetry Slam. In addition, she was a member of the 2013 Mic Check Southern Fried team and 2014 Southwest Shootout team. She will become president of Mic Check, a spoken word nonprofit, in summer 2014.  

Custom option events are open to all DMA Partners who have opted into the custom option listed. Make sure you've selected your custom options, or change your selections at any time to fit your interests. Contact partners@DMA.org or 214-922-1247 to inquire about your current custom option selections.