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Write with Pride Workshop: The Radical Necessity of Queer Self-Love

January 23, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm CST


In this workshop youth will talk about the potential for poetry to be a balm for personal grief, and how learning to approach our lives with a rigorous tenderness can be a means of loving ourselves better.

This writing workshop will be facilitated by Joshua Moore. Joshua Moore is a Nashville poet and Host/Producer of Nashville Public Radio’s Versify podcast, as well as the Lead Producer for VPM’s forthcoming podcast Seizing Freedom. His work on Versify was nominated for a 2020 Webby Award in Arts and Culture. He formerly served as the 2019-2020 Curb Center Fellow in Creating Writing. He is the former Co-Poetry editor and Comics editor of the Nashville Review. He is the winner of a 2018 Academy of American Poets University Prize, a scholarship recipient from The Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and The Virginia Quarterly Review Writers’ Conference. He received his BA in English Writing with a minor in Biology Pre-Medicine from Eureka College, and his MFA in Creative Writing – Poetry from Vanderbilt University. He is a recipient of the Ronald W. Reagan Fellowship, and former editor of Impressions Literary Arts Journal.


January 23, 2021
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm CST


Southern Word
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