Wearable Poetry Timelines: 3b: Past Workshops (Unseen Archive), 4: Rachelle Toarmino Workshops & Events

embroidery poems by Rachelle Toarmino

Taught by: Rachelle Toarmino
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: December 4 & 6 | December 11 & 13, 2018
Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

Ever loved a poem so much you wanted to wear it? Join poet and Peach Mag editor in chief Rachelle Toarmino for a workshop exploring the relationship between what we say and what we wear. Participants will learn about the history of embroidery as a woman’s art of resistance alongside the contemporary ways we wear words, and leave the final session with pieces of clothing showcasing their own workshopped and embroidered micro-poems.

This workshop is FREE, aimed at young students aged 12–18, and limited to 12 participants.


About the Teaching Artist

Rachelle Toarmino is the author of the chapbook series of paparazzi poems, Graphic (Ghost City Press), and the chapbook of embroidery poems, Personal & Generic (PressBoardPress). She is the cofounder and editor in chief of Peach Mag, where she is currently at work editing With You: An Anthology of Withdrawn Poetry, a collection of poems that have been re-homed from predatory presses and journals in response to the Me Too movement.