Poetry in the Park
March 22, 2013
This exciting program, now in its fourth year, is made possible by a partnership between Utah State Poetry Society, Zion Natural History Association, and Zion Canyon Field Institute. It is partially funded by grants from the Utah State Division of Arts and Museums, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Come join us for a day of exploring and developing the poet within on Friday, March 22, 2013, from 9 am to 4 pm at Zion National Park Nature Center. Bring a brown bag lunch and enjoy a feast of poetry, new friendships and nature’s beauty. Registration includes a free Zion Park pass for the day. For more information see www.poetry-in-the-park.com.
Our presenter this year for POETRY IN the PARK is LANCE LARSEN-Utah's Poet Laureate, National Endowment of the Arts Fellow in Poetry, and Professor of English at Brigham Young University. He will lead an inspiring workshop and share award winning poems from his poetry collections: Genius Loci, Backyard Alchemy, In All Their Animal Brilliance, and Erasable Walls.
PIP WORKSHOP AGENDA
9:00-9:15 am MIX AND MINGLE-light snacks, dress casual
9:15-10:45 am WORKSHOP I- “Coaxing the Muse”
11-noon Easy NATURE WALK with naturalist/artist Michael Plyler or free writing time
Noon-1 pm LUNCH-bring your own brown bag lunch, visiting and more time to write
1-2:30 pm WORKSHOP II-“Revising the Muse”
2:45-4 pm SHARING TIME-open poetry readings of new poems or bring poetry to share
Fee: $60 (UTSPS members can only receive their 20% discount by mailing in the registration with a check: Remit to ZNHA, Zion National Park, Springdale, UT 84767; please write PIP 2013 in memo of check)
Instructor: Lance Larsen
Meets: 9 am at the Zion National Park Nature Center
Price: US $60.00