APRIL CREATIVE WRITING EVENTS
/*** Free Association Open Mic Poetry and Prose Series***/
at Glendale Community College
open mic starts at 7pm
Alexander Andrews received his B.A. in 1995 and quickly followed up with the addition of an M.A. in 1997. He is currently a professor of English and Humanities at Estrella Mountain Community College in Avondale, AZ. He is an honorary Phi Theta Kappa member and serves as the Honors Programs Director.As a culturally diverse individual with African American, Native American, and European ancestry, Andrews is actively involved in advocating for and emphasizing the perspectives of underrepresented groups in the U.S., abroad, and on campus.. In 2009 he received the Student Advocate Award for Excellence for his exemplary contributions to students and the community.
hosted by the Glendale Community College English Department and Shawnte Orion
Glendale Community College (in the Math Building room MA-142)
6000 W. Olive Ave.
Glendale, AZ 85302
/***CRW Saturday Workshops***/
The CRW Saturday Workshop Series continues in Spring 2015 with more exciting workshops. All workshops take place in LA-141 at GCC Main from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM unless otherwise advertised. Light refreshments are provided.
* 18 April 2015 – “Using Poetry to Capture Place,” presented by Kimberly Mathes, GCC Faculty and Poet. (LA-141)
Kimberly Mathes is the 2012 Bright Harvest Prize Winner for poetry. She has a B.A. in English with a concentration in creating writing from Wayne State University and a M.A. in English from Case Western Reserve University. She is now finishing the final year of her MFA program in Creative Writing with the University of Texas El Paso. After living for over a decade in the Four Corners area of New Mexico, Kimberly now resides in Phoenix.
She is Residential Faculty in Composition and Creative Writing at Glendale Community College and spends time chasing poems and Arizona sunsets on her Harley.
Some of her poems and an interview with the contemporary writer, James E. Cherry, can be found at this link: