7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
199 N. Lumpkin St. Sponsored by: College of Education
Contact: Melisa Cahnmann Professor 706-714-6474
Part of the Seat in the Shade: A Summer Poetry Readings Series. Hosted by Poetry for Educators founder, Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor and co-presented with students in LLED 8045 Advanced Poetry for Creative Educators Course participants.Cahnmann-Taylor is professor in the department of language and literacy education at UGA, where she teaches creative writing and creative "being" courses for teachers and our friends. She has published two books regarding the use of theatre, poetry and the visual arts in education research and practice. Her prize-winning poetry has been recognized by the top prize in the Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Foundation, the Leeway Foundation and the Waging Peace Poetry Prize. Her poems appear widely in national literary magazines such as APR, Quarterly West, Puerto del Sol, Barrow Street, Mom Egg and Bellevue Literary Review, as well as in a chapbook of poems titled, Reverse the Charges. She is a 2013-14 Fulbright Scholar to Oaxaca, Mexico, joined by her husband and two children.