Library Offers Writing Workshop to Celebrate International Women’s Day


CITY OF GREENSBORO Contact: Kelsey Nation
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Phone: 336-373-7540

Library Offers Writing Workshop to Celebrate International Women’s Day

GREENSBORO, NC (February 25, 2021) – In celebration of International Women’s Day, Greensboro Public Library is offering Writing the Body, a special online Benjamin Bards workshop from 4-6:30 pm, Monday, March 8. Facilitated by poets Debra Kaufman and Melissa Hassard, Writing the Body deals with how memory, truth, and poetry can move us towards healing.

Debra Kaufman is a poet and playwright who has published seven collections of poetry and several plays. Her newest collection of poems is God Shattered which was published in 2019. Melissa Hassard is a poet and the managing editor Sable Books Hybrid Publishing. She co-edited Red Sky: Poetry on the Global Epidemic of Violence Against Women in 2017.

Writers and non-writers alike are welcome to join the workshop. Interested participants can email and receive a link to Writing the Body Workshop. For more information on Library events and resources visit:<>.

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David Theall
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Libraries Department
City of Greensboro
Phone: 336-373-2270

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