Jenny Browne will be reading an excerpt of from her sequence of experimental ekphrastic poems “Here To See You”. Jenny will then be conducting a generative poetry workshop is open to all experience levels and will introduce participants to ekphrasis (writing in response to other works of art) as well as provide some hands-on tips and tools for getting started.REGISTER HERE
This event is being held in-person at Bethany Arts Community. For your safety, and the safety of our artists and staff, attendance is being limited and you will be required to wear a mask while at Bethany irrespective of vaccination status. Please read our Covid-19 Safety Statement before your visit.
Jenny Browne’s most recent book is Fellow Travelers: New and Selected Poems, Volume 17 in the TCU Press Texas Poet Laureate Series. A former James Michener Fellow at the University of Texas, she has received the Cecil Hemley Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Poetry and two creative writing fellowships from the Texas Writers League. Her poems and essays have appeared in numerous publications including American Poetry Review, Bennington Review, Boston Review, Copper Nickel, Garden and Gun, Oxford American, New England Revies, The Nation, The New York Times and Tin House. She teaches at Trinity University and lives in San Antonio, Texas. In Spring 2020 she was the Distinguished Fulbright Scholar in Creative Writing at Queens University, Belfast Northern Ireland.
Residencies and programs at Bethany Arts Community are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, the National Endowment for the Arts, Arts Westchester, and numerous individual donors.