First Workshop of 2015
       
     
Workshop with Mahogany L. Browne
       
     
Mahogany L. Browne
       
     
Mahogany L. Browne
       
     
James Meetze
       
     
Workshop
       
     
Group with Marcus Omari
       
     
Revision Lab
       
     
Writing  Prompts
       
     
F. Douglas Brown & Geffrey Davis
       
     
F. Douglas Brown & Geffrey Davis
       
     
Brent Calderwood, Stephen S. Mills...
       
     
Daniel McGinn
       
     
Group with Daniel McGinn
       
     
Prompt
       
     
Sound Lab
       
     
Sound Lab
       
     
Eric Morago
       
     
Performance Lab
       
     
Performance Lab
       
     
Performance Lab
       
     
Workshop
       
     
WE Labs by Brian Addison
       
     
WE Labs Lobby
       
     
Doctor Ka @ Stranded Artist
       
     
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First Workshop of 2015
       
     
First Workshop of 2015

Entrance to the conference room on January 22, 2015. 

Workshop with Mahogany L. Browne
       
     
Workshop with Mahogany L. Browne

Mahogany teaches us how to "replenish the well." Thursdays, July 2, 2015

Mahogany L. Browne
       
     
Mahogany L. Browne

Teaching on the Exploding Image Device c/o Natalie Diaz. July 2, 2015

Mahogany L. Browne
       
     
Mahogany L. Browne

Visiting author Mahogany L. Browne is a Cave Canem fellow and the director of  Nuyorican Poets Cafe in New York City. July 2, 2015

James Meetze
       
     
James Meetze

Visiting author James Meetze begins his workshop with a smile. January 2017

Workshop
       
     
Workshop

Poets gathered at the table for another year at The Poetry Lab! January 18, 2017. Workshop lead by James Meetze

Group with Marcus Omari
       
     
Group with Marcus Omari

Marcus Omari lead a stunning workshop on activist poetry on July 7, 2016

Revision Lab
       
     
Revision Lab

Member Alejandro Duarte reads from his tablet. The night's theme revolved around revising poems - the process that makes us all dizzy. Session lead by our Director, Danielle Mitchell.

Writing  Prompts
       
     
Writing Prompts

Mid-session, members Nancy and Robert are working on the night's writing exercise.

F. Douglas Brown & Geffrey Davis
       
     
F. Douglas Brown & Geffrey Davis

leading "The Daddy Workshop" on Saturday, November 1, 2014 for our Stranded Artist series.

F. Douglas Brown & Geffrey Davis
       
     
F. Douglas Brown & Geffrey Davis

Laughing while leading "The Daddy Workshop" November 1, 2015. Geffrey's book, Revising the Storm won the 2014 A. Poulin Jr. Prize and Doug's Zero to Three won the 2014 Cavem Canem Prize selected by Traci K. Smith.

Brent Calderwood, Stephen S. Mills...
       
     
Brent Calderwood, Stephen S. Mills...

and Matthew Hittinger lead a packed generative workshop in February 2015.

Daniel McGinn
       
     
Daniel McGinn

Visiting author Daniel McGinn leads an inspiring generative workshop at our Downtwon Long Beach facility.

Group with Daniel McGinn
       
     
Group with Daniel McGinn

after a great generative workshop. Mission acomplished!

Prompt
       
     
Prompt

Sometimes we use the TV screen for longer craft talks. Because we're fancy like that.

Sound Lab
       
     
Sound Lab

Poets at work. We are making weird sounds with our mouths comparing mutes and vowels. April 3, 2014. Session lead by Director Danielle Mitchell

Sound Lab
       
     
Sound Lab

The beautiful smile of Mickie Lynn @ Sound Lab. April 3, 2014. Session lead by our director, Danielle Mitchell.

Eric Morago
       
     
Eric Morago

The Performance Lab with Eric Morago. August 20, 2013

Performance Lab
       
     
Performance Lab

Peggy Dobreer. May 15, 2014

Performance Lab
       
     
Performance Lab

Members participate in a improvisational walk exercise with Peggy Dobreer. May 15, 2014

Performance Lab
       
     
Performance Lab

Peggy and member Riz, walking and improvising poetry. May 15, 2014

Workshop
       
     
Workshop

Members discussing poems. September 26, 2014

WE Labs by Brian Addison
       
     
WE Labs by Brian Addison
WE Labs Lobby
       
     
WE Labs Lobby

Enter and turn left for conference room.

Doctor Ka @ Stranded Artist
       
     
Doctor Ka @ Stranded Artist

Our resident poet-DJ ready for the night to begin. November 1, 2014

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