August 22


6 – 8 p.m.


Teens & Adults


Unlock the power of sensory details to create vivid, imagery-driven poems in this dynamic two-hour workshop. Open to writers of all levels, this engaging session will help you transform personal memories into compelling new poetry.

Led by Nandi Comer, the Poet Laureate of Michigan, this workshop offers a rare opportunity to learn from a celebrated poet with deep roots in Detroit.

Nandi Comer is the current Poet Laureate of Michigan. She is the author of American Family: A Syndrome (Finishing Line Press) and Tapping Out (Northwestern University Press), which was awarded the 2020 Society of Midland Authors Award and the 2020 Julie Suk Award. She is a Cave Canem Fellow, a Callaloo Fellow, and a 2019 Kresge Arts in Detroit Fellow. Her poems and essays have appeared in Callaloo, Crab Orchard Review, The Journal of Pan African Studies, and others. Nandi has served as a writer-in-residence in Detroit Public Schools and has worked in collaboration with organizations, including YArts and InsideOut Literary Arts Projects. She serves as a poetry editor for Obsidian: Literature & Arts in the African Diaspora and is the co-director of Detroit Lit.



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