More Wingbeats Workshops at Bookworks


The Wingbeats Workshops Continue—our third installment in the Albuquerque series

Join us on the fourth Tuesday of June, July, August, and November—6 p.m. at Bookworks here in Albuquerque.
These workshops will pick up in January 2017, moving to the second Tuesday of each month. Check back for updates.

June 28

A Manipulated Fourteen-Line Poem: A Wingbeats Exercise by Ravi Shankar

Presentation by Scott Wiggerman

July 26

When Good Advice Turns Bad: A Wingbeats II Exercise by Diane Lockward

Presentation by David Meischen

August 23

The Postcard Poem: A Wingbeats Exercise by Andrea Hollander

Presentation by Scott Wiggerman

November 22

Energy of Three: Unity & Imbalance in the Tercet —
A Wingbeats II Exercise by David Meischen

Presentation by David Meischen

Bearing the Mask: Readings

Bearing the Mask: Southwestern Persona Poems is the second collection in our series, Poetry of the American Southwest. Come out to hear poets from this exciting new book!

Note: Check back. We’ll have a list of poets for each reading.

September 11 — The Twig Book Shop in San Antonio — 3 p.m.

Carmen Tafolla, 2015 Texas Poet Laureate, wrote the wonderful foreword for Bearing the Mask. Carmen will be with us for this reading.

306 Pearl Pkwy #106
San Antonio, TX 78215

October 25 — Bookworks in Albuquerque — 6 p.m.

4022 Rio Grande Blvd. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107

October 29 — Brazos Bookstore in Houston — 7 p.m.

2421 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005

November 19 — Malvern Books in Austin — 7 p.m.

613 W 29th St
Austin, TX, 78705

2017 Texas Poetry Calendar Readings

Blue Willow Bookshop — August 27, 4 pm.

14532 Memorial Dr
Houston, TX 77079

Georgetown Poetry Festival — October 15, 10 am.

Georgetown Public Library
402 W 8th St
Georgetown, TX 78626

The Twig Book Shop — October 22, 4 pm.

306 Pearl Pkwy #106
San Antonio, TX 78215

Dallas Poets Community — November 4, 7 pm.

Half-Price Books
5803 W Northwest Hwy
Dallas, TX, 75231

Malvern Books — December 10, 4 pm.

613 W 29th St
Austin, TX, 78705