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I was happily surprised when Suma and her team chose “Share the Light” as the theme for InsideOut’s annual fundraising gala. They had selected the phrase from my introductory essay in To Light a Fire, an anthology of essays by our teaching poets. I was trying to describe that transparent feeling one gets as a teacher of [...]

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InsideOut Write-A-Thon

InsideOut Write-A-Thon

August 16th, 12:00 am - August 23rd, 12:00 am

InsideOut Literary Arts5201 Cass Ave, Prentis Hall, 3rd FloorDetroit, MI48202 Map

Write for one week. Share the gift of voice for a lifetime.Whether you’re a published writer or have never written a haiku, join InsideOut the week of August 16th for our virtual Write-A-Thon!Commit to a writing goal every day for one week — a poem, a letter to your legislators, a postcard, anything you can imagine! — and then ask for your community’s support. All proceeds from your Write-A-Thon benefit InsideOut’s transformative creative writing programs that launch Metro Detroit students off the page and into extraordinary lives.You can support the Write-A-Thon in a number of ways:1) Creating a fundraiser 2) Making a tax-deductible gift to support a writer 3) Simply make your gift on the Write-A-Thon page and help us meet our goal4) Sharing the Write-A-Thon Mightycause page on social media or through email to those who might want to write or support also helps!Visit the fundraiser at: www.mightycause.com/event/InsideoutwriteathonSee FAQs and step-by-step instructions on how to get started at www.insideoutdetroit.org/writeathonThank you to our Write-A-Thon presenting sponsor Strategic Staffing Solutions!Additional support provided by Wells Advantage Group, PNC Bank, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, and Van Dyke•Horn Public Relations.... See MoreSee Less

73 interested  ·  22 going
Detroit 48202: Conversations Along A Postal Route -Chase Branch

Detroit 48202: Conversations Along A Postal Route -Chase Branch

March 7th, 2:00 pm - March 7th, 4:00 pm

Chase Branch - Detroit Public Library

For this screening we will be taking an interactive approach by working with InsideOut Literary Arts! Detroit 48202 is a documentary following a mailman's route in a Detroit neighborhood, and the changes that he has seen over the past 30 years. After showing clips of the documentary, two artists from InsideOut will lead a writing workshop for attendees. The artists will then perform a small collection of their own poems to close out the event. This is a great event for those who are being introduced to the film and who have already seen it!... See MoreSee Less

9 interested  ·  2 going
Youth Poet Laureate Book Launch!

Youth Poet Laureate Book Launch!

February 29th, 4:00 pm - February 29th, 6:00 pm

Room Project6513 Woodward Ave.Detroit, MI48202 Map

Celebrate the debut of Soft Animal Wounds, the first full-length poetry collection from Mahalia Frost, Detroit's 2019 Youth Poet Laureate! There will be a short open mic, followed by a reading and signing by the author.The Detroit Youth Poet Laureate Program is made possible by the Vera and Joseph Dresner Foundation.... See MoreSee Less

66 interested  ·  12 going