Monday, February 21, 2011

Saturday, February 26: DCYPC Writer's Intensive Workshop

... 1-3 pm at Warehouse 508, 508 First St. NW, Albuquerque NM

The Duke City Youth Poetry Collective, in partnership with Warehouse 508 and ABQSlams, presents its first monthly Writing Intensive of Spring 2011 with touring Houston poet SETH WALKER and MYRLIN HEPWORTH from Phoenix, AZ.

This all-ages event takes place SATURDAY, Feb. 26 at 1 pm at Warehouse 508, 508 First St. NW. 

The intensive is free to the first 10 youth writers and $5 for everyone else. Free to youth under 12 and seniors over 55.

Seth Walker 
... is Houston's premiere spoken word artist. His magnetic personality and electric humanism crackle in every performance providing audiences with an incomparably exhilarating and uplifting poetic experience. In 2007, Seth Walker entered the Houston poetry scene like thunder. Taking 1st place in the Houston Grand Slam, Seth was ranked as the top Slam Poet in Houston 2007. That same year, while on the Houston Slam Team, Seth also placed 2nd overall in Texas at the Texas Blue Bonnet Competition. In November of 2007, Seth left Houston to travel full time and has been touring full time ever since.

Myrlin Hepworth 
... is a renowned youth mentor and currently teaches at Maxwell Preschool Academy and attends college in Mesa. As a senior in high school, he began working with children of all ages through the Care For Kids Americorps program in Lewiston, Idaho. After graduation, Myrlin made his way to Arizona where he found work, college, and the Arizona Slam Scene. In August of 2008 Myrlin competed in his second consecutive National Poetry Slam in Madison, Wisconsin, where he helped his team reach 27th place among 76 teams. He has performed at venues across the country

For more information or to RSVP, contact Kenn Rodriguez at Warehouse 508 at 505-353-2231 or

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