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Lisa Johnson

Lisa Johnson is a poet, author of Reflections of My People, a long-time high school English teacher, and the former managing editor of Motion Magazine and the Frederick Douglass Voice. She has performed at various spoken word venues and has conducted workshops for W&B for over a dozen years. A community activist, playwright, and producer as well, she delivers her neo-soul lyrics across many media and has earned roles as an actress in two locally produced movies. She enjoys working with diverse artistic styles.

August 2020

Poetry, Pottery, and Paper

August 3 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
$295

Member Price: 270 Deadline to Register: 11:59 pm on July 19 Instructor: Lisa Johnson & Kate Whorton Age Group: 8-11 In this collaboration between Writers & Books and the Flower City Arts Center, you’ll have a unique opportunity to merge visual arts with creative writing. You will handbuild a ceramic book, write pottery-inspired poems, interview real artists, make paper, and use a letterpress to print the words you have written. This camp will be a real hands-on experience taught by…

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