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Adult | Centre Branch Library

Centre Branch

410-546-5397

Mon, Wed, Fri: Tue & Thu: Sat: Sun:

10 am - 9 pm Closed 10 am - 6 pm 11 am - 6 pm

COFFEE AND BOOKS Enjoy a cup of coffee, meet new friends, and discuss your favorite books, genres, authors, and adaptations. 10:30 am Monday | Mar. 13 Apr. 10 May 8

WORKSHOP SERIES WITH JAMES ARTHUR

STITCH FOR A BIT Knitters, crocheters, and others who enjoy related crafts are welcome to bring their projects and join our new craft group. All skill levels welcome! Come share your projects, get some advice, and make some new friends. 6:30 pm Monday | Mar. 13 Apr. 10 May 8 CENTRE WRITING CLUB Meet fellow writers while working on your current project. Writers of all experience levels are welcome! 6:30 pm Monday | Mar. 20 Apr. 17 May 15

RHYME IN POETRY WORKSHOP WITH JAMES ARTHUR For ages 7-10: Learn all about rhyme with special guest poet, James Arthur. Students will enjoy a reading of famous rhyming poetry, have a “rhyme-off” competition, and write their own rhyming poems. Saturday | Apr. 1 11:00 AM

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MUSIC IN POETRY WORKSHOP WITH JAMES ARTHUR For ages 11-18: Learn all about the music of poetry with special guest poet, James Arthur. Students will explore the musicality of poetry through an exploration of “stressed” and “unstressed” syllables in song lyrics and in famous poems. Students will then write their own musical poems. Saturday | Apr. 1 2:00 pm

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MEMORY IN POETRY WORKSHOP WITH JAMES ARTHUR For ages 60 and older: Learn all about freeing your inner memory with special guest poet, James Arthur. Seniors will explore memory through a careful study of imagery and specific captured moments throughout famous poems, then write their own poems. Saturday | Apr. 1 3:30 pm

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Poems from the above workshops will be anthologized and may also appear on the “Salisbury Independent” website.

About James Arthur:

EASTERN SHORE VOICES IS EXCITED TO BRING POET, AUTHOR, AND JOHNS HOPKINS CREATIVE WRITING PROFESSOR, JAMES ARTHUR TO WICOMICO COUNTY FOR THE FIRST ANNUAL SALISBURY POETRY WEEK! JAMES ARTHUR WAS BORN IN CONNECTICUT AND GREW UP IN CANADA. HIS POEMS HAVE APPEARED IN THE NEW YORKER, THE NEW REPUBLIC, POETRY, THE NEW YORK REVIEW OF BOOKS, AND THE AMERICAN POETRY REVIEW. HE HAS RECEIVED THE AMY LOWELL TRAVELLING POETRY SCHOLARSHIP, A HODDER FELLOWSHIP, A STEGNER FELLOWSHIP, A RESIDENCY AT THE AMY CLAMPITT HOUSE, A DISCOVERY/THE NATION PRIZE, AND A FULBRIGHT SCHOLARSHIP. CHARMS AGAINST LIGHTNING, HIS DEBUT POETRY COLLECTION, IS AVAILABLE FROM COPPER CANYON PRESS.

Spring 2017

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