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HOT POET SUMMER: Sunday Write-In at The Porch

Jul 17
1:00 - 3:00 PM CST
The Porch HQ at 2811 Dogwood Pl., Nashville, TN 37204

What does a hot July weekend in Nashville need? If you said cold beverages, you’re right. If you said POETRY, you’re extra-right. We’ll have both all weekend long, July 15 - 17, at HQ in Berry Hill!

First up, join us Friday night for a lively conversation with Nashville native Anna B. Sutton about publishing her first collection, Savage Flower.

On Saturday afternoon, Ananda Lima will join us to teach “Take A Break: An Exploration of the Poetic Line” (tuition assistance available!). Following her class, we’ll gather in the backyard for a reading and open mic featuring Sutton, Lima, and fellow Black Lawrence Press poet Lisa Dordal.

Then on Sunday, we’ll write together from generative prompts in the cool confines of HQ, with a chance to share snippets of work in progress. It’s all free (with the exception of the “Take a Break” class), with donations welcome, and open to writers of all levels and curiosities!


Writers Retreat at Blue Spring Creek

Wednesday, 9/14 - Sunday, 9/18
Sep 14

HOT POET SUMMER: A Reading with Ananda Lima & Anna B. Sutton + Open Mic

Jul 16

Birthing the Book: A Conversation with Anna B. Sutton

Jul 15