Book Release: Professor Kenneth M. Price, PhD presents Whitman in Washington: Becoming the National Poet in the Federal City

When: February 25, 2021 at 6:30 PM EST

WWBA is delighted to welcome Professor & Co-Director of Walt Whitman Archive Kenneth M. Price, PhD, for a live Zoom discussion about his newly released book Whitman in Washington: Becoming the National Poet in the Federal City. Join us for an evening discussion exploring the evolution of Whitman’s writing while he worked as a government clerk and journalist, sat by the bedside of thousands of wounded soldiers, and observed the tumultuous effects of the Civil War while he lived in the nation’s capital.

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Walking With Whitman: Poetry In Performance with Larry Beckett and Ed Luhrs

When: March 5, 2021 at 7:00 PM EST

Walt Whitman Birthplace Association (WWBA) is pleased to presents the 11th season of Poetry in Performance: Walking With Whitman, hosted by Writer-in-Residence George Wallace.The signature series continues to bring the most intriguing figures in contemporary literature on the national scene paired with local poets on the Walt Whitman Stage. March’s featured readers are Portland, OR-based poet Larry Beckett and local poet Ed Luhrs.

For more about the readers, and to see past event videos, visit Zoom Live Events post here.

Writing Life Stories Class with Barbara Field

When: March 4, 2021 at 6:00 PM EST

WWBA is delighted to welcome Writing Instructor Barbara Field for an evening memoir writing class on Zoom “Writing Life Stories.” This class is open to writers of all levels – no experience is necessary. All seeking inspiration for writing their own memoirs are welcome to join us virtually for this class.

Fee: $10 per attendee

Please visit this link to register for the event: https://www.waltwhitman.org/product/writing-life-stories/

For more about the readers, and to see past event videos, visit Zoom Live Events post here.

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