Spoken Word Poetry Workshops with Jasmine Mans

Tuesdays, February 19th – April 9th – 4:30-6:30 PM (ages 13-19)
Newark Public Library | Main Library, 3rd Floor Teen Room
5 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102

Jasmine Mans will provide free after school poetry workshops at The Newark Public Library for teens ages 13-19. Registration for this workshop is limited and will close once the class has been filled. To register, please contact teenroom@npl.org or visit this link to register: https://goo.gl/forms/gY5teEg6r5SrbbXi2

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 Women 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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