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Poetry In Place With Lisa Huffaker & Joe Milazzo

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT

What influence does place exert on poetry? How does writing informed by the landscape weather through time? Join Teaching Artist In Residence Lisa Huffaker and Joe Milazzo along the banks of the Trinity River for a morning of observation, meditation and writing. This workshop will provide participants with prompts, keywords and materials in which to record observations and compositions.

Lisa Huffaker creates poetry, collage, and assemblage. She is a frequent visiting artist at the Nasher Sculpture Center, a recent C3 Visiting Artist at the Dallas Museum of Art, and creator of White Rock Zine Machine, a micropublishing project offering artist’s books through sculptural vending machines. Her poetry appears or is forthcoming in 32 Poems, Diode, Spillway, THRUSH, Tupelo Quarterly, and elsewhere. Her multimedia installation, Code Room, is currently on view at Ro2 Art. Her book in progress, a collage/erasure transformation of an antifeminist marriage manual written in 1963, was recently featured at TU Delft and Cornell Tech’s 3rd Workshop on Obfuscation.

Joe Milazzo is a writer, editor, educator, and designer. He is the author of the novel Crepuscule W/ Nellie (Civil Coping Mechanisms) and two full-length poetry collections: The Habiliments (Apostrophe Books) and Of All Places In This Place Of All Places (Spuyten Duyvil).

His writings have appeared in Black ClockBlack Warrior ReviewBOMBThe CollagistPreludeTammyTexas Review, and elsewhere.

He is the Founder/Editor-in-Chief of Surveyor Books. Joe lives and works in Dallas, TX, where he was born and raised.

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May 18
10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT