Craft Talk & Workshop: Poetry with Bianca Spriggs
Mar 15, 2014
from 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
|Where||Room 113, Single Sisters House|
|Contact Name||Metta-Sama Melvin|
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Craft Talk and Generative Workshop with Bianca Spriggs
An Affrilachian Poet and Cave Canem Fellow, Bianca Spriggs is a multidisciplinary artist who lives and works in Lexington, Ky. Named as one of the Top 30 Performance Poets by The Root and a Pushcart Prize nominee, Spriggs is the recipient of a 2013 Al Smith Individual Artist Fellowship in Poetry and multiple Artist Enrichment and Arts Meets Activism grants from the Kentucky Foundation for Women. In partnership with the Kentucky Domestic Violence Association, she created The SwallowTale Project, a creative writing workshop designed for incarcerated women, and is creator and artistic director of the Wild Women of Poetry Slam featured at the Kentucky Women Writers Conference. These free events are limited to 20 participants in the greater Winston-Salem area, including Salem Academy and College faculty, students and staff.