Online: The Craft of Poetry

West Tisbury Poet Laureate Tain Leonard-Peck will lead a series of poetry writing workshops on alternating Wednesdays. This workshop focuses on building the fundamentals of crafting poetry, through analyzing original pieces submitted by workshop participants. Bring a poem you’ve previously written or try your hand at a new prompt. Prompts and themes will be provided to spark your creativity. Come explore poetry in an inclusive, welcoming environment! Please email your poems in advance to tainleonardpeck@gmail.com.

This class meets on Zoom. Email wt_mail@clamsnet.org to request the Zoom invitation. Free and open to the public.

Tain Leonard-Peck is a writer, actor, and painter, and a competitive sailor, skier, and fencer. He is the Poet Laureate for West Tisbury. He is involved in community organizing, promoting access to literature, and furthering sustainable energy use. His work has appeared in numerous literary journals. His play In My Sights recently premiered at Lincoln Center with #ENOUGH: Plays to End Gun Violence. He also won the first place Poetry Fellowship to the MVICW; Honorable Mention for the Creators of Literary Justice Award, by IHRAF, the largest human rights art festival in the world; and appeared in ASTEP (Artists Striving To End Poverty), among other professional credits. He is currently performing in the MV Playhouse production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.


May 31 2023


4:30 pm - 5:30 pm