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Return, Review, Renew with Mike Sonksen
June 18 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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