Upcoming Graphic Poetry Workshop

On September 8, award-winning poet Naoko Fujimoto will be leading a graphic poetry workshop! Naoko creates amazing graphic poems, many of which will be featured in her forthcoming collection from Tupelo Press titled Glyph:Graphic Poetry=Trans. Sensory:

Tickets are available for a suggested donation of $15 to help cover supplies and Naoko’s time and travel from Chicago. This workshop is designed and recommend for experienced poets, only. There are limited slots available, so reserve yours now!

Fujimoto Workshop

Slammin’ Photos

Our Slam Showcase to celebrate the South Bend Civic Theatre’s performance of Pulitzer-winning play Topdog/Underdog was fantastic, and we’ve got the photos to prove it.

Check out the full album of photos taken by UpState South Bend, and get your tickets NOW for Topdog/Underdog, August 11-19 at the South Bend Civic Theatre.

Slam Showcase for Topdog/Underdog

We are thrilled to announce that we’re partnering with the South Bend Civic Theatre to host a SLAM SHOWCASE competition celebrating their upcoming auditions for and performance of Suzan-Lori Parks’ TOPDOG/UNDERDOG, which was recently named the #1 American play of the last 25 years by the New York Times. We’re offering a $100 cash prize for the winning competitor, and it promises to be an amazing show!

Auditions for the play are June 11 and 12, 6-8 pm at the First United Methodist Church.

Want to compete? Get your submission in by June 14!

Slam Showcase rev3

 

Announcing our Write Nite Readers!

Our next Write Nite is this Thursday, May 17 at 7:30 pm at LangLab South Bend. We’re pleased to announce our readers and musical guest. An interesting and timely theme threaded through the submissions this month, and we’re really excited to see this one come together. See you there!

Meet the Readers 05-17-18