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The Poet’s Workshop:  Writing ideas and exercises

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The Vault – Previous Features, Workshops, Reviews, etc.

  • Father of the Slam: Marc Smith, (Chicago, IL)
  • U.S. Poet Laureate: Ted Kooser, (Garland, NE)
  • The Mythopoetic Robert Bly
  • Lucien Stryk, (Lake Bluff, IL)
  • Cin Salach with Sheila Donohue, a “Betty’s Mouth” reunion
  • Regie Gibson, individual National Slam Champion (Boston)
  • David Hernandez, Chicago’s unofficial poet laureate
  • Jimmy Santiago Baca (NM)
  • James Laughlin, founder New Directions
  • More…