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Readings, Talks, Etc.

I was so touched and surprised to learn that somebody posted my poem “The Great Tsunami,” which originally ran in Poetry and opens my book Immersion, on this sign in front of Del Ray Artisans in Alexandria, Virginia's Del Ray neighborhood. Thank you, Mystery Poetry Lover, for the sweet honor of sharing my work. Happy National Poetry Month!



Writing

Read Michele’s blog post “Getting Your Poetry Published,” about the time she received an extraordinary windfall after publishing a poem in an anthology, and about her Writer’s Center publishing workshop »here.

Read Michele’s poem “Archaeology” on Verse Daily »here.

Read Michele’s blog post “What is your adoption experience?” as well as “How has the adoption experience affected your poetry?” and three poems on the website Poets on Adoption »here.

Read Michele’s tribute to Gotham Book Mart, a place that was key to her education about publishing poems, in her post about her Getting Your Poems Into Print workshop, on The Writer’s Center blog, First Person Plural »here.

Read Michele’s piece “Poetry Readings: The Art of Creating a Poet-Audience Bond” on The Writer’s Center’s blog, First Person Plural, »here.

Teaching

SATURDAY, MAY 30, 2-5 p.m.

The Writer’s Center
Workshop: Getting Your Poetry Published


Whether you have yet to submit your first poem to a literary journal or are ready to offer a publisher a book-length manuscript, this intensive one-day workshop will give you advice on how to succeed, tailored to your work’s strengths. Get tips on placing poems in print and online journals, why anthologies are such an appealing platform, how to publish chapbooks and books, the pros and cons of contests, the etiquette of poetry submission, how to develop your poetry network, and how to keep your morale high while facing rejection in a highly competitive field. Magazine handouts will be provided.
Cost: $43.50 (Writer’s Center member), $50 (nonmember).

Workshop leader: Michele Wolf

Read Michele’s tribute to Gotham Book Mart, a place that was key to her education about publishing poems, in her post about her Getting Your Poems Into Print workshop, on The Writer’s Center blog, First Person Plural »here.

The Writer’s Center
4508 Walsh Street
Bethesda (GPS: Use Chevy Chase), Maryland
For more information: 301-654-8664; writer.org

Closest Metro stop: Take the Red Line to the Bethesda stop, exit via the elevator, and turn right (south) along Wisconsin Avenue. It’s less than a 10-minute walk from the station to The Writer’s Center. Cross Wisconsin (so you’ll be on the east side of the street) when convenient. Turn left at Walsh Street; The Writer’s Center will be on your right.