Poetry as Magic Writing Workshop: Writing Through the Work of Jack Spicer

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Presented by Napa Bookmine at Napa Bookmine, Napa CA

Oct 09
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Nov 13
Poetry as Magic Writing Workshop: Writing Through the Work of Jack Spicer

We will closely examine the writing of the Berkeley Renaissance poet Jack Spicer, using his style and approach to inform our own writing; workshop led by Napa County Poet Laureate Jeremy Benson.

Things fit together. We knew that–it is the principle of magic.Two inconsequential things can combine together to become a consequence. This is true of poems too.”
This workshop fits together two inconsequential things: the poetry of Jack Spicer and the poetry of you!

Jack Spicer co-founded the Six Gallery in San Francisco, famous as the venue where Allen Ginsberg first performed “Howl.” (And you may recognize his name from a few lines of poetry embedded in the sidewalk along the Embarcadero in

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ADMISSION INFO

$100 + tax, which includes a copy of My Vocabulary Did This To Me
Tuesdays, October 9-November 13 (6 Weeks), 6-8PM
Please call the store at (707)733-3199 or email read@napabookmine.com to sign up! Payment at the time of book pick up is required.

Contact: 707-733-3199

Email: read@napabookmine.com

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Additional time info:

In a separate but related event on Saturday, October 20, San Francisco at 4PM poet Kevin Killian will be at the Napa Bookmine for a reading of his work and an interview with Jeremy Benson about Killian’s work co-editing Jack Spicer’s collection and co-writing a biography of Spicer. More info here.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Napa Bookmine

964 Pearl St., Napa, CA 94558

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