Get your pens ready, Sonia Max ’17 has an opportunity for you to express yourself.
Active Minds at Wesleyan is collecting stories, poems, artwork, and other artistic representations related to student experiences with mental health and illness.
They could inspired by a personal experience or an experience with a family member or a friend. Submissions before October 15th will be collected in an printed anthology published in early December.
Submit to: wesleyanactiveminds[at]gmail[dot]com titled “Anthology Submission.” Feel free to submit anonymously and change names as needed.
From: Now until October 15th
Josh Krugman ’13 writes in with a chance to take a break from the books and get a taste:
SOCK IT TO ME!
Reading never-before-heard work:
Bring a friend, a frenemy, a familymember, a crush, a teacher, a teacher-crush, this is no time to be shy it’s the end of the semester you know how time is.Hot assam tea courtesy of Adit Baruah for all!
- Date: Tomorrow, Sunday, December 8
- Time: 5pm
- Place: 155 Lincoln St. 1F
- Facebook: event
Have I a treat for you!
Come on out to the first poetry slam of the semester tonight! Two-person poems will be written, edited, and rehearsed in the 24 hours before the slam. These pieces will be raw, fresh, and/or tasty, so you will not want to miss out on the feast. Who will win? (It doesn’t matter.) Come out and see!
There will be an open mic before the slam, during which all acts are welcome. Come up and do your crazy act with the monkey if it strikes your fancy so.
And The Good News Poetry Tour will be featuring! Check out a poem from one of them here.
- DATE?: Today (Sat., February 23)
- TIME?: 7:30pm
- PLACE?: WestCo Café
- FACEBOOK?: Here.
- PANDA?: Panda.
More about the illustriously Good News Poetry Tour after the jump, for proof of their brilliance.
Whether you’re into venison, poetry, or Baltimore, Charlotte Heyrman ’13 can hook you up with at least two of three:
for the second time around, baltimore and wesleyan poets will collide at 69 Home Avenue. This Monday night, join us for an evening of words, wit, and wunderbar.
poets include RM O’Brien and Jeremy Hoevenaar, Betsy Sallee ’13, Claire Dougherty ’13, Caleb Corliss ’13, Josh Krugman ’14, and Virgil Taylor ’15.
Date: Monday, February 18
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Place: 69 Home Avenue
WeSLAM, Wesleyan’s premiere spoken-word organization, wants to know if you would be interested in participating a 24-hour group slam. Basically what this means is that you would be paired up with a fellow poet on a Friday night, you would brainstorm ideas for a group piece (examples: 1, 2, and 3), and then you would wake up early Saturday morning and get writing. On Saturday night, you would compete against other group poems for a chance at first place.
If this sounds remotely fun to you at all, then please email Coz Deicke ’15 at cdeicke(at)wesleyan(dot)edu.
Tryna get your poems published? You’ve got another month to procrastinate. From Rebecca Coven ’13:
Sad that you missed the
Hangman’s Lime deadline last week?
Well we’ve got good news!
til the first of December.
Send us your poems!
Deadline: December 1
Come check out some great student poets reading original pieces at Espwesso tonight from 9-11! Part of MINDS and SHOFCO’s benefit weeks at the cafe.
Robby Hardesty ’12
Claire Dougherty ’13
Betsy Sallee ’13
Alek Barkats ’12
Peter Myers ’13
Emily Brown ’12
Josh Krugman ’14
Leia Zidel ’12
Glenn Stowell ’13