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Return, Review, Renew with Mike Sonksen

June 18 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

An in-person poetry workshop and open mic with Mike Sonksen, aka Mike the PoeT

Map your past, present and future poetically by celebrating your family history and rendering your personal geographies in a dynamic, collaborative setting.

The workshop will culminate with an open mic after you write.

About Mike the PoeT

Mike Sonksen aka Mike the PoeT is a 3rd-generation Southern Californian. Poet, professor, journalist, historian and tour-guide, his latest book Letters to My City was published by Writ Large Press. He’s written for KCET, Poets & Writers, Wax Poetics, PBS, LA Taco, LA Review of Books, LAist, Boom and the Academy of American Poets. His poetry’s been featured on Public Radio Stations KCRW, KPCC & KPFK & Spectrum News. Sonksen is the Coordinator of the First Year Experience Program at Woodbury University and taught high school before that. He’s been awarded by the Los Angeles Press Club. Follow him on Twitter & IG @mikethepoetLA


June 18
11:00 am - 2:00 pm


Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center
681 Venice Blvd, Venice Beach
Los Angeles, CA 90291 United States

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