Poetry is Power Teen Institute is the only free poetry and creative writing teen institute aimed at serving young people in the Inland Empire, and specifically in San Bernardino.
The dates are:June 21st from 10 am - 2 pmJune 24th from 10 am - 2 pmJune 26th from 10 am - 2 pm*June 28th from 5 - 7 pm - This is the celebratory poetry reading, open to family and friends to attend.*
Location:The Garcia Center for the Arts536 W 11th St, San Bernardino, CA 92410
Young people will participate in courses on spoken word, comics poetry, poetic form, and the institute will culminate in a public reading and collaborative performance, in addition to a published anthology.
Free, healthy meals and snacks, and writing materials will be provided for all participants. The mentor faculty who will be teaching this summer are award-winning and critically acclaimed poets and authors, in addition to junior faculty who are studying creative writing in local colleges and universities.
Poetry is Power Teen Institute is sponsored by the Literary Laureate and Inlandia Institute.