Sat, Feb 27 | Online WorkShop, Zoom Link in Confirmation

ASPS 2021 Winter Workshop with Kimberly Simms "On Home"

What makes a home a home? What does home mean to you? In this workshop, poet Kimberly J Simms will help participants explore personal landscapes and write about the homes we love, past or present.
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ASPS 2021 Winter Workshop with Kimberly Simms "On Home"

Time & Location

Feb 27, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Online WorkShop, Zoom Link in Confirmation

About the Event

What makes a home a home? What does home mean to you? In this workshop, poet Kimberly J Simms will help participants explore personal landscapes and write about the homes we love, past or present. Using photographs as writing prompts, Kimberly will guide participants through the creative process to generate a poem on the “theme” of home. Participants are invited to bring photographs of a landscape or home to inspire their writing.

February 27, from 9 AM to 11 AM for an online workshop with poet Kimberly Simms with a Round Robin Reading to follow, wrapping up by noon.

Kimberly Simms was the 2016 Carl Sandburg Writer-in-Residence and is the author of the book, “Lindy Lee: Songs on Mill Hill” in which she chronicles the lives of textile workers in the Piedmont region with historical accuracy and imaginative insight. Her poems of sorrow, joy, and redemption linger in the heart. A graduate of Furman University (BA) and Clemson University (MA), her work has appeared in over 30 literary journals including the Asheville Poetry Review and the Broad River Review. She is a Pushcart Prize nominee and her work is included in the South Carolina Poetry Archives at Furman University. She is the founder of Carolina Poets which organizes weekly virtual poetry readings called #PoetryGoesViral every Thursday night on Facebook and YouTube. Learn more at www.kimberlysimms.com.

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