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St. Pete Reads! Lit Fest: Poetry Workshop
November 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
St. Pete Reads! Lit Fest welcomes author and educator Roberto German for a poetry workshop. Roberto reads from his book Blue Ink Tears , introducing youth participants to his life through storytelling. His bilingual programming poetry shares 20 years of his life with discussions of identity, love, relationship, and race. Participants will create and present their own poetry at the end of the program. Roberto is an award-winning Dominican American educator with over 15 years of educational administrative experience. Since teaching ninth-grade English, he has worked in and led schools from pre-K through 12th grades in the public, private, and charter sectors. Currently, he is the cofounder and executive director of Multicultural Classroom and lives in Tampa.
Funding is provided in part through a Florida Humanities Book Festival Grant with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and in partnership with the Cultured Books Literacy Foundation. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities. Additional support is provided by the St. Petersburg Library System.
November 4 @ 1:00 pm -
November 4 @ 2:30 pm