Master Class with Vievee Francis

What: Master Class with Vievee Francis
When: Saturday, April 24, 6:00PM – 8:00

Where: Lucky Dog Books, 633 W. Davis St.
Fee: $40

 WordSpace is proud to offer a master class with Vievee Francis on April 24th in conjunction with his Dallas performance April 23th @ SDCC. Click here for the show and read on for information on how to submit.

We invite you to submit three poems for consideration for our workshop. We will pass along the best manuscripts for consideration to Vievee Francis; she will choose which ones to discuss in class. Space is limited. Manuscripts sent in earlier will be given priority for consideration. Follow the link below to submit.










Vievee Francis is the author of Horse in the Dark (Northwestern University Press, 2012), which won the Cave Canem Northwestern University Press Poetry Prize for a second collection, and Blue-Tail Fly (Wayne State University, 2006). Her third book, Forest Primeval, is slated for release in 2015 (Northwestern University Press). Her work has appeared in numerous print and online journals, textbooks, and anthologies including Poetry, Best American Poetry, Cura, Waxwing and Angles of Ascent: A Norton Anthology of Contemporary African American Poetry (W.W. Norton 2012). She has also been a Poet in Residence for the Alice Lloyd Scholars Program at the University of Michigan. In 2009 she received a Rona Jaffe Writer’s Award and in 2010, a Kresge Fellowship. She is currently an Associate Editor for Callaloo, and a Visiting Professor of Creative Writing (Undergraduate Creative Writing Program) at Warren Wilson College in Asheville, NC.


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