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#PiperPoetryMonth Drop-In: What’s Missing: Creating a Community Event with tanner menard

Date(s): Tuesday, April 27, 2021, 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Phoenix MST
Community Event, Conversation, Discussion, Generative Workshop, Presentation
Genre and Form(s): Community, Experimental, Interdisciplinary, Performance Poetry, Poetry, Spiritual Writing
Cost: Free

About this Event

Each week of Poetry Month the Piper Center will host a “Write-in” comprised of 30 minutes of discussion from a local poetry expert, and 60 minutes of writing time. 

This Week

Poetry is a medium that connects us to each other. tanner menard will speak about creating a community space centered around poetry, that both nourishes and energizes.

tanner menard is a poet & composer who bends genres into something useful for hypnosis. They are a member of the Atakapa/Ishak Nation & a Louisiana Creole. tanner's experimental sound art has been published internationally & their poetry has twice nominated for a pushcart prize. tanner's work has always been healing adjacent & in their personal life they are dedicated being a complete being.

About the Author

tanner menard is a poet & composer, a Louisiana Creole & a member of the Atakapa Ishak Nation. They have published ten albums of ambient music, a chapbook, were thrice nominated for a Pushcart Prize & are published in magazines such as Entropy & Beestung. The Wire Magazine called their sound poetry collaboration with Andrew Weathers an influential modern composition. They are an MFA Candidate at Northern Arizona University, have served as a member of their tribal council, as poetry editor of Thin Air Magazine & are a Kundalini Yoga Teacher.