Poetry for High School Students

Ciminello, David

Poetry for High School Students

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NOTE: A WORDSTOCK WRISTBAND IS REQUIRED FOR ENTRY; PRIOR TO THE WORKSHOP, YOUTH SHOULD PICK UP THEIR FREE WRISTBAND AT THE BOX OFFICE TENT IN FRONT OF THE PAM MARK BUILDING ON SW PARK AVENUE

Saturday, November 11, 2017
3:30 – 4:45 p.m.
Stevens Room
Portland Art Museum (1219 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97205)
FREE

ADVANCE REGISTRATION FOR THIS WORKSHOP HAS CLOSED. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND AS A WALK-IN PARTICIPANT (CAPACITY PERMITTING), PLEASE COME TO THE STEVENS ROOM AT THE TIME OF THE WORKSHOP.

Taught by David Ciminello

In this poetry workshop for middle and high school (grades 6-12) writer and WITS teaching artist David Ciminello will provide opportunities for participants to brainstorm, write, collaborate, and share poetic prose and poetry. Participants will celebrate culture and community through poetic expression and innovation.

David Ciminello is a Portland based writer and educator. His fiction has appeared in the Lambda Literary Award winning anthology Portland Queer: Tales of the Rose City, The Frozen Moment: Contemporary Writers on the Choices That Change Our Lives, the literary journal Lumina, the online anthology Underwater New York and on Broadcastr. His poetry has appeared in Poetry Northwest. He is a 2011 Lambda Literary Fellow in Fiction and a proud recipient of a 2013 annual Table 4 Writers Foundation grant. His original screenplay Bruno appears on DVD as The Dress Code. As an actor he has guest starred on Seinfeld, Murder She Wrote, Matlock, and Kojak. As a screenwriter he has written for HBO, 20th Century Fox, and Aaron Spelling Productions. David holds a BFA Degree in Acting from The Catholic University of America and an MFA in Fiction from Sarah Lawrence College.