SPOKEN WORD POETRY RESIDENCY

SPOKEN WORD POETRY RESIDENCY

William Kelley School
Monday March 20, 2023 - Thursday March 23, 2023 09:00am-03:00pm

William Kelley eleventh and twelfth grade English students will participate in a Spoken Word Poetry Residency. facilitated by Kyle Tran Myhre. This is Kyle's fifth time facilitating this residency at William Kelley School.

Kyle says that..."interactive workshops are student-driven, with space for dialogue and critical questioning; we focus on both the craft of writing and the deeper craft of digging into yourself and finding something worth writing about."

Kyle Tran Myhre (aka Guante) is a poet, educator, and activist based in Minneapolis. His work explores the relationships between narrative, power, and resistance, and he’s performed everywhere from the United Nations, to music festivals like Eaux Claires and Soundset, to countless colleges, universities, and conferences. He’s also been part of two National Poetry Slam championship teams, given a TEDx Talk, and published two books via Button Poetry.

 

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