In celebration of National Poetry Month, Walnut Canyon National Monument will host poetry workshops on Saturday, April 23rd and on Sunday, April 24th from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Facilitated by poet Jodie Hollander, these free workshops will allow participants to create an original poem inspired by their connection to public lands. Reservations are limited and are accepted on a first come, first served basis. Each workshop is limited to 15 participants. Email Ryan Carpenter at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (928) 526-3367 to reserve your spot today.
Jodie Hollander is the author of a full-length collection of poetry entitled My Dark Horses. Hollander studied poetry in England, and her poems have appeared in numerous journals including The Yale Review, The Poetry Review, and The Best Australian Poems of 2011 and 2015. She is a recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship in South Africa, a National Endowment for the Humanities Grant in Italy, a Hawthornden Fellowship in Scotland, and attended the MacDowell Colony in 2015.