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Write Here, Write Now: (re)Thinking (re)Writing with Oscar Mancinas

Date(s): Tuesday, June 30, 2020, 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Genre and Form(s): Experimental, Mixed Genre, Poetry
Cost: $5

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About this Event

Need ideas to help you get started writing? Take a dip into our classes before you dive in! Presented in partnership with Phoenix College and Changing Hands Bookstore, Write Here, Write Now is a monthly pop-up workshop

This month: (re)Thinking (re)Writing with Oscar Mancinas

From news articles to reviews, and even lowly comments sections, printed poetry and prose surrounds us in our everyday lives. Using collage and blackout in conjunction with collaborative techniques, we’ll consider how an attentive, discerning practice of reading can reinvigorate our writing, generate new work, and open up creative possibilities.

Please note: given the spread of COVID-19, this workshop has moved online. If you have any questions, please contact Marketing and Outreach Specialist Jake Friedman at 240.593.1757 or

About the Author

Oscar Mancinas is a Rarámuri-Chicanx poet, prose-writer and teacher. He was born and raised in Mesa’s Washington-Escobedo neighborhood. Currently, he is a PhD candidate in Transborder Studies at Arizona State University. His debut chapbook of poems, Jaula, is forthcoming from Gasher Journal and his debut fiction collection, To Live and Die in El Valle, is forthcoming from Arte Publico Press. He splits his time between Phoenix and Mesa.