Conversations with Community | The Responsible Children of Immigrants

Rondo Community Library 461 Dale St N, St. Paul, MN

Register here to attend virtually. Please join writers and storytellers of East African descent in this engaging conversation about the struggles of young professionals who are children of immigrants: how they grapple with managing ongoing financial problems, relating to parents who have not experienced class movement, and having to provide for relatives back in their...

Building MN’s Powerful Arts Community: How We Got Here

Loft Literary Center 1101 Washington Ave., Minneapolis, MN

OUR STORIES, OURSELVES: CONVERSATIONS WITH COMMUNITY  Join The Loft and More Than a Single Story for a panel of seasoned BIPOC writers and other arts activists who will share the trials and triumphs they faced while building the powerful arts community we are all benefitting from today. Panelists: Daniel Pierce Bergin, Juanita Corbine Espinosa, Kathryn...

$10

Writing Workshop: If Money Was No Object

Rondo Community Library 461 Dale St N, St. Paul, MN

What would you wish for if money was no object? What would your world look like if money was no object? Whether you write in poetry, prose, or not at all, we invite you to this workshop. Using prompts for inspiration, we will blend fiction with non fiction as we bend the world to dream...

Writing Workshop: Comparing Arabic and English Poetry

Rondo Community Library 461 Dale St N, St. Paul, MN

In this workshop, participants will learn more about Arabic poetry compared to western poetry, and how writing poems is viewed in both cultures. We will use comparative works to illustrate and illuminate the fundamental basic differences between Arabic and English poetry. Recommendations for Arabic poets, and the possibilities of ‘translation’ and translating poetry between the...