Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Organizers: Chuck Stebelton, Ching-In Chen, Nikki Wallschlaeger

Contact: chinginchen(at)gmail.com or nikkiwallschlaeger(at)gmail.com

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100 Thousand Poems of Response and Survival for Milwaukee:

in memory of those we’ve lost to and those who are surviving violence in the Milwaukee area

Join the Milwaukee poetry community as we participate in 100 Thousand Poets for Change (http://www.bigbridge.org/100thousandpoetsforchange/?page_id=13931) on Saturday, September 29 by remembering those we’ve lost to and those surviving violence in our Milwaukee-area communities.

1-2pm making a community poem sculpture: Contribute a word, a phrase, a song, a quote, a borrowed line or stanza or poem, or your own poem to the community poem.

2-4pm

Performances:
Catron Booker :: Waiting for the Rain with Fists Full of Grace
Jennifer Morales :: Swish

Readings by Milwaukee-area poets & community folks:
Carmen Murguia, Eric Disambwa, Dawn Tefft, Noel Mariano, Jeff Poniewaz, Jess Vega Gonzalez, Harvey Taylor & more!

Community readings of poems by:
Peggy Hong, Molly Snyder, Angela Trudell-Vasquez & more!

Facebook event page. https://www.facebook.com/events/105021519655408/?notif_t=plan_user_invited

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