Writing Workshop Oct 28 at Rowayton Arts Center: Write a Poem About Works in Autumn Juried Show

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The Rowayton Arts Center (RAC) will host a creative writing workshop in which participants take in the artwork in the current RAC exhibition, “Autumn Juried Show” for inspiration in writing a poem.

Rowayton Arts Center poetry writing based on art workshop

Participant in a recent writing workshop at RAC

— an announcement from Rowayton Arts Center

Norwalk’s Poet Laureate Bill Hayden will lead participants in an “Ekphrastic Poetry Experience” (poetry written about works of art) at the workshop on Monday, Oct. 28 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Writers of all levels will be given time to preview the artwork in the gallery before choosing of one or more pieces to focus on to create poetry. Afterwards, the group will gather to share and discuss the drafts. Anyone wanting to further edit their works is encouraged to contact Hayden for help.

The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call RAC at (203) 866-2744.

The RAC gallery and art school overlook the scenic Five Mile River at 145 Rowayton Ave. in Rowayton.

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