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Saturday, May 6 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Queer & Kindred: Opening the Doors to Identity Through Poetry FILLING

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How do you talk about identity in the classroom? As educators we work hard to maintain an inclusive intellectual atmosphere in the classroom. In this workshop we will discuss the challenges of discussing identity, intersectionality, and how we can transform negative boundaries into positive destinations that allow students to become more accepting of each other's gender-identity through poetry writing and reading. Materials and copy of unit plan provided.

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Heather Macpherson

Executive Director, Damfino Press
Heather Macpherson writes from Central Massachusetts. Her work (poetry, essay, interview) has appeared in Blueline, Niche, The Heron Tree, The Broken Plate, Best American Poetry Blog, Pearl, Spillway, The Worcester Review, and other fine places. Her poem, "Sestina Lot#41994" was nominated... Read More →


Saturday May 6, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
New Liberty Charter School Room 1 Museum Place Mall, 2nd Fl, Salem, MA 01970