St. Louis Poetry Center’s signature program, the Sunday poetry workshop, for September 16 will be held 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. at the Regional Arts Commission and will feature as critic David Clewell. Free parking in the Pageant and Metrolink lots; Metered parking on Delmar is free on Sundays.
DAVID CLEWELL is author of ten collections of poems—most recently, Almost Nothing To Be Scared Of (University of Wisconsin Press, 2016)—and two book-length poems. He served as Poet Laureate of Missouri from 2010-2012.
Clewell has worked as a professional wrestler, circus laborer, and boardwalk weight-guesser. He currently labors as a professor of English and director of the creative writing program at Webster University in St. Louis. His collection of Charlie the Tuna iconography is currently the largest in private curatorship.
The guest poet critic will lead the workshop and provide critique on a selection of pre-submitted poems. All poems submitted will receive written comments.