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Neutral Zone hosts a poetry writing workshop that gives aspiring teen writers the opportunity to learn from acclaimed artists, Angel Nafis and Shira Erlichman. The event is FREE; no registration is required.
About the Poets
Angel Nafis grew up in Ann Arbor, attended Huron High School and was a member of NZ’s VOLUME Poetry program. She is the author of BlackGirl Mansion which was published by Red Beard Press in 2012. Angel earned a BA degree at Hunter College and is an MFA candidate in poetry at Warren Wilson College. Her work has appeared in The Rattling Wall, The BreakBeat Poets Anthology, MUZZLE Magazine, The Rumpus, Poetry magazine, among others. Nafis is a Cave Canem fellow, an Urban Word NYC mentor, and the founder and curator of the Greenlight Bookstore Poetry Salon in Brooklyn. In 2011 she represented the LouderArts poetry project at both the Women of the World Poetry Slam and the National Poetry Slam. In 2016, Nafis was a recipient of the Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation