The Activist Body
In this workshop, we will explore the idea of how one's particular body put someone in a position of needing to be an activist and how this relates to writing. Or doesn't. We will look at a variety of texts by Larry Eigner, Roxane Gay, and others, as well as our own writing.
Jennifer Bartlett (b. 1969) is a Brooklyn-based artist born in the San Francisco Bay Area. Jennifer Bartlett is a poet, editor and activist. She is the co-editor of Beauty is a Verb: The New Poetry of Disability, author of four books of poetry, and is currently writing a biography on the poet Larry Eigner. Bartlett has received two NYFA fellowships.
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 | 7-9pm | NY Writers Coalition, 4th Floor | 80 Hanson Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11217