Mar 16 2023


4:30 pm - 5:30 pm



MQWP Meet Up with poet Oliver Baez Bendorf *ONLINE*

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Woodland Pattern’s Milwaukee Queer Writing Project (MQWP) welcomes all LGBTQIA+ high school students, GSAs, and Pride Clubs to join our virtual MONTHLY MEET UPS.

Facilitated by LGBTQ+ writing instructors, MQWP provides a safe space for students to talk about art, writing, creative expression, and queer life with practicing writers.

THUR. MARCH 16 MEET UP INFORMATION: Virtual artist visit with poet Oliver Baez Bendorf.

Oliver will read from his poetry, and offer a Q&A and writing prompts for students.

Oliver Baez Bendorf is the author of two books of poetry: The Spectral Wilderness and Advantages of Being Evergreen. His poems have been anthologized in Best American Poetry 2022 and Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics. Born and raised in Iowa, he teaches in the low-residency MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College, and lives in Olympia, Washington.


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