Self-Published Poetry: Chapbooks and Zines with Sam Martinez

  •  April 15, 2017
     10:00 am - 1:00 pm


Are you a closet poet? Get ready to share your words with the world! Whether you have a shoe box/notebook full of handwritten verses, a head full of them, or the desire to explore your poetic inclinations and inspirations, you are welcome to join us for a day of empowerment, creativity, and fun. In this workshop, we will talk about different outlets of self-publishing such as chapbooks and zines, and basic book format and binding techniques. With access to a variety of bookmaking materials we will spend time designing and producing 5-10 copies of your self published poetry edition. This class is a perfect companion to Haiku Poetry on April 8. Instructor Samantha Martinez

Sam’s Bio: Sam grew up on a lake in the north woods of Wisconsin. She has always been a maker and loves to keep her hands busy with art work and craft.

She is passionate about sharing her skills with others. She has been active in the past years to coordinate and teach small classes and workshops for community education, university groups, skills gatherings, and arts centers. So far, this has included classes in herbal medicines, botanical body care, plant inks and dyes, hand building and pit fired pottery, and botany of flowers / seed saving.

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