Poet Tea: Making & Writing about Tea

with Yasmine Ameli and Saba Keramati

Genres: Poetry



1 Session

Start Date: November 5, 2023
End Date: November 5, 2023
Day of Week: Sunday
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm PT
Capacity: 0 seat
Member Price: $81.00
General Price: $90.00

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Teamaking, like writing, is a cultural activity that emphasizes ritual and sensory experience. In this interactive, generative poetry workshop, we will consider poems (such as Leila Chatti's "Tea") at the intersections of these themes, as well as engage in a series of generative writing prompts to explore image, memory, culture, and narrative. Participants need only bring their love of poetry and favorite tea with them for an interactive experience.

Registration dates: 

August 7: Scholarship Donation Day

August 8: Member registration opens at 10:30 am

August 15: General registration opens at 10:30 am

August 21: Last day of Early Bird pricing

Yasmine Ameli

Yasmine Ameli


Yasmine Ameli is an Iranian American writer. Her work appears in Poetry, Ploughshares, The Sun, BWR, and elsewhere. She teaches creative writing and works independently as a holistic writing coach.

Website: yasmineameli.com

Instagram: @yasmineameli

Saba Keramati

Saba Keramati


Saba Keramati is a poet, editor, and educator from California. Her work appears or is forthcoming in AGNI, Michigan Quarterly Review, The Margins, and other publications. She is the poetry editor for Sundog Lit. Go to www.sabakeramati.com for more information.

Twitter: @sabzi_k

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