Spoken Word Poetry Workshops with Jasmine Mans

Tuesdays, October 16th-December 4th – 4:30-6:30PM (ages 12-17)
Wednesdays, October 24th-December 5th – 6:00-8:00PM (ages 18-24)
Newark Public Library | Main Library, 3rd Floor Teen Room
5 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102

This fall, Jasmine Mans will provide free afterschool poetry workshops at The Newark Public Library for teens ages 12-17, and for young adults, ages 18-24. Registration for this workshop is limited and will close once the class has been filled. To register, visit: goo.gl/sCDXb7. For more information, please contact Maisy Card at mcard@npl.org

Jasmine Mans is an author, performer, poet, teacher, and artist. She has successfully competed in HBO’s Russell Simmons Presents Brave New Voices and Knicks Poetry Slam competitions. Mans released her first book, Chalk Outlines of Snow Angels in May 2012. That same year, she was chosen by Glamour Magazine, as one of their Top 10 Most Influential Woman in College. Jasmine is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, where she began mentoring younger poets and teaching creative writing in the First Wave program, and Newark’s own Arts High School.

This program was made possible by a grant from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, a state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities or the New Jersey Council for the Humanities.

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