Poetry Lab

Activity Details


4 Days - 1,5 Hours per Day

8 Participants


20 – 23 September 2020 21.00 – 22.30 (UTC + 2)


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In this poetry class participants will have an opportunity to write poems using traditional poetic structures like haiku, sonnets, among others, while working on themes inspired by contemporary poetry from the United States.

Instructor Details

Yasmine Lancaster (USA) is a published poet. She has been published with Literary Review, Free Verse Magazine, and The Bronx Times Newspaper. She is an essayist as well, her work having been published with Nia Magazine and M-Lifestyles. In addition to achieving success as a writer she is also an award-winning filmmaker. Her short film, The Crown Has Returned: Omowale The Vegan Boxer, won an award with Rooted Theater Fall Symposium 2018. She was a featured poetry performer with Mocada Museum in September 2018. In the Summer of 2017 she was an invited guest of the Open Program of the Workcenter of Jerzy Grotowski and Thomas Richards, in which she participated in the intensive study of theater in Italy and performed in Florence. She is a proud member of the Women Writers in Bloom Salon. She is the author of the Chapbook Substitute Teacher Chronicles published by Harlequin Creatures in 2019. Her poetry has been on display at the Queens Museum in New York City as part of an exhibition outlining Free Verse Magazine. In 2020 she was hired as a teaching artist to work with Visions and work with blind seniors and assist them in writing. Yasmine wants everyone to know that she has a sweet tooth for justice, truth and sour gummy bears.

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