Join activist and writer Carlina Duan as she presents a three-hour writing workshop featuring activist artists/writers and inspiring teens to produce their own creative work with self-empowerment, community-building and activism related-goals. Teens will work on writing projects and participate in a mini-showcase of their work to other students. Carlina Duan hails from Ann Arbor, Michigan, where she earned her B.A. from the University of Michigan. As a 2016 Fulbright grant recipient, she lived and taught in Malaysia before returning to the States to pursue work as a literary arts educator and freelancer. Her poems have been anthologized and published in Uncommon Core, Tinderbox Poetry Journal, The Margins, and Berkeley Poetry Review, among others. I Wore My Blackest Hair, her first full-length poetry collection, is forthcoming from Little A in November 2017. She will start her MFA in Poetry in the Fall of 2017.In order for all children to participate and have a successful experience, please let us know if your child has any special needs that we can accommodate. Call Edith at 734-475-8732, ext. 213.
Celebrate the end of Summer Reading with Youth Service Group at Pierce Park! Youth Service Group members will enjoy a pizza lunch, play a little squirt gun tag, and any dessert they want from Twisters. Certificates of appreciation will be awarded to everyone who attends.