Shari Alvanas will help celebrate National Poetry Month and Poem in Your Pocket Day with a Poetry Writing Class. All levels are welcome. Please bring paper, pencil or pen, and an open mind as we will try some writing exercises and discuss subjects like writer’s block, Language Journals, the influence of other mediums, etc.
Shari Alvanas's chapbook "Fade In" was published by Finishing Line Press in 2008. In 2000, she received the Kalamazoo Review Prize in Poetry for her poem 'Collecting Yesterday'. Shari is a graduate of the MFA in Writing program at Vermont College. She was a Writer in Residence at the Portsmouth Abbey School, and has taught at Roger Williams University, University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth, Dean College, University of Rhode Island and American University.