Perf. Arts

Local poet to present workshop at AllWriters' this month



By TimeOut Staff 

July 3, 2014

WAUKESHA - AllWriters’ Workplace & Workshop will welcome guest lecturer Margaret Rozga and her workshop “Poetry Play Date” on July 19.  

In the workshop, guests will engage in observation exercises specifically tailored to stimulate the inner poet, guided by select works provided by Rozga. Attendees will be encourged to compose their own original piece.  

Rozga is a poet, playwright and professor emerita of English at the University of Wisconsin-Waukesha. She is the author of two books and served as managing editor for a project to raise money for the First Amendment Protection Fund. Her poems have appeared in Burdock, New Verse News, Wisconsin Citizens Media Cooperative, Nimrod, and Split This Rock Poem of the Week. She was nominated for a Pushcart Prize and awarded a 2014 Creative Performing Artists and Writers Fellowship by the American Antiquarian Society.  

The workshop will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 19 at AllWriters’, 234 Brook St., Waukesha. The cost is $85 and includes lunch catered by Waukesha-based CafŽ deArt.  

For more information, call 262-446-0284 or