Sunday February 22, 2015
2 pm - 3:30 pm
Ontario Museum of History and Art
225 South Euclid Avenue, Ontario, CA 91762
On Sunday February 22, at the Ontario Museum of History and Art, join poet, editor and educator Nikia Chaney for an afternoon exploring poetry in conjunction with black history month.
African Americans have had a long history with flying. The exhibit, Black Wings: American Dreams of Flight celebrates this history with pictures, artifacts, and video clips that show how these men an women broke barriers, refused to give up, and filled the sky with their wings.
In this creative writing workshop participants will learn about this unique American legacy to explore their own written works, and of learn how to fly, too.
This workshop will be led by Nikia Chaney, an educator at San Bernardino Valley College, is a poet from the Inland Empire of California. She is author of two chapbooks, Sis Fuss (2012, Orange Monkey Publishing) and ladies, please (2012, Dancing Girl Press). She is founding editor of shufpoetry, an online journal for experimental poetry, and founding editor of Jamii Publishing, a publishing imprint dedicated to fostering community among poets and writers. She has won grants from the Barbara Demings Fund for Women, Poets & Writers, and Cave Canem.
Free and open to the public but registration strongly recommended. To register, please email email@example.com.
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM