April 15th: The Art of Giving Live Readings with Amos White
AMOS WHITE, Haiku poet, author and speaker
on The Art of Giving Live Readings
Sunday, April 15
1204 Preservation Parkway,
Oakland, CA 94612
Come hear this engaging and educational speaker to learn how the subtleties of tone and time can move an audience with but a word.
At the presentation you will learn:
* How to perform like a pro
* How to find open mics readings
* The dos & don’ts of reading etiquette
* How to host your own local literary readings
Bring a small poem or a written paragraph of fiction, nonfiction, etc. to practice reading aloud.
About Our Featured Guest, Amos White
Amos White is an awarded American haiku poet and author, producer and activist, recognized for his vivid literary imagery and breathless poetic interpretations. Amos is published in several national and international reviews and anthologies. He is Founder and Host of the Heart of the Muse creative’s salon, Executive Producer and Host of Beyond Words: Jazz+Poetry show; Producer of the Oakland Haiku and Poetry Festival; President of Bay Area Generations literary reading series.
Learn more about Amos White at: about.me/amoswhite or follow him on Facebook.
But Wait, There’s More!
Get Marketing Support, Get Your Craft Questions Answered, and Network with Other Writers…
Be sure to arrive early to participate in the Craft and Marketing groups. These are interactive conversations where you can talk to other writers to resolve the issues in your writing and your writers career. Make the commitment to be join us every third Sunday; your writing career is important and you deserve this.
12:00–1:00 – Craft Support Group
1:00–2:00 – Marketing Group
2:00–2:30 – Break, Book Sale
2:30–3:00 – Announcements
3:00–3:15 – CWC Featured member Fred Dodsworth
3:15–4:00 – Featured Speaker Amos White
Meetings are $5 for members, $10 for non-members.
Our meetings are right off 980 in downtown Oakland, at beautiful Preservation Park. Just off 12th Street, naturally you can get there from the 12th St. BART station. Those with limited ability can use the parking lot off of MLK Way; otherwise there should be plenty of FREE parking within the park and on surrounding streets.
- Preservation_Park_Map (good for printing)
- This map has an arrow to our building
- Here’s another cute map
- Google Map