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[VIRTUAL] Nature In Poetry: A Poetry Workshop with Camille Dungy

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In partnership with the Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Magic City Poetry FestivalPEN America Birmingham is proud to present a poetry workshop facilitated by Camille Dungy.

During this workshop entitled “Nature in Poetry,” participants will explore new ways to see their own work in relation to the living world around them. Following a series of prompts and possibilities, participants have a chance to start growing in new directions on the page.

Register in advance for the event on Saturday, November 7 at 3pm CT.


Camille Dungy headshotCamille Dungy has authored four poetry books, most recently Trophic Cascade, winner of the Colorado Book Award, and the memoir-in-essays Guidebook to Relative Strangers: Journeys into Race, Motherhood and History, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. She has edited three anthologies, including Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry. Her honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship, an American Book Award, NEA Fellowships in poetry and prose, and two NAACP Image Award nominations. Dungy’s work is published in Best American Poetry, The 100 Best African American Poems, the Pushcart Anthology, and over 30 other anthologies. She is a professor at Colorado State University.