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Poetry Writing Workshop: An Evening with Maria Lisella

Poetry Writing Workshop: An Evening with Maria Lisella

Virtual Poetry Writing Workshop

An Evening with

Maria Lisella, Academy of American Poets Fellow & Queens Poet Laureate

Thursday, October 7, 2021
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EST


WWBA is delighted to present Poetry Workshop: An Evening with Maria Lisella, Queens Poet Laureate & Academy of American Poets Fellow.

A dynamic, interactive evening, this workshop with Queens Poet Laureate and Academy of American Poets Fellow Maria Lisella is designed to inspire, encourage, and lead to a poem. Participants will write in response to a prompt [visual and/or verbal] or poem. No experience necessary, just pen, paper, and a sense of curiosity and fun! Sharing your work is optional as is giving and receiving supportive feedback.

Registration fee: $30 / $20 members

Register for this event here:



After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Named a 2020 Poets Laureate Fellow by the Academy of American Poets, Maria Lisella is the sixth Queens Poet Laureate and the author of the collection, Thieves in the Family, and two chapbooks, Amore on Hope Street and Two Naked Feet. She co-curates the Italian American Writers Association (IAWA) series, now in its 30th year in New York; the second series is Boston-based and curated by Julia Lisella and Jennifer Martelli. As a journalist, she is the NY Culture editor for the Jerusalem Post and contributes to the online bilingual publication, La Voce di New York.

More about Maria Lisella and her poetry here: