EventsPoetry Writing & Performance Workshop with Will "The Poet" Langford

Poetry Writing & Performance Workshop with Will "The Poet" Langford

April 26, 2019 (3:00 PM – 5:00 PM)
East Lansing Public Library


In celebration of National Poetry Month, middle and high school students are invited to a poetry/performance workshop and a reading led by MSU grad and Detroit native, Will "The Poet" Langford! 

Learn more about Will "The Poet":

Will Langford, a Detroit native, is a poet, teaching artist, and Fulbright scholar. He divides his energy between education and community development projects in his hometown, East Lansing, and East Africa. Will is a doctoral student in Curriculum Instruction and Teacher Education at Michigan State University. 

Will Langford is the 2017 Motown Mic Spoken Word Artist of the Year. As a performance artist, Will’s poetry has garnered “Best of Show” in the American Advertising Awards, a Michigan Emmy Award, and the Ambrose Patullo Poetry Prize from Michigan State University, where Langford graduated with the distinction of “Most Outstanding Senior” as a recipient of the Richard Lee Featherstone Endowed Prize.

Will's writing has appeared in or is forthcoming from The Detroit Neighborhood Guidebook, PANK Magazine, Rain Taxi Review of Books, Work/6, Falling Hard, TIME Magazine Online, and 2 Bridges Review

Check out Will's performances in the videos below:

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