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Poetry & Spoken Word Workshop

February 17, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

poet trace depass

The Arts, Heritage and Culture Forum

Hosts Poetry & Spoken Word Workshop curated by:


Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 4:00pm

Reviewing forms of poetry and the urban experience.


Trace DePass is a poet, author, playwright and percussionist from Queens. He is a member of Amity Baptist Church and knows that without a doubt, all the praises and honor belong to God for all his blessings and accomplishments. He is a skilled teaching Poet & Percussionist, received a National Gold Medal from Scholastic for his writing portfolio “Black Boyhood” in 2015. In 2016, Trace became the Teen Poet Laureate for the Borough of Queen and is currently a New York City Youth Poet Ambassador. Trace also served as the editor for Scholastic’s Best Teen Writing Anthology of 2017. Trace is presently the in-house poet for the Langston Hughes House in Harlem where he facilitates workshops and tours. Trace is a 2018 Poets House Fellow recipient and his debut book of poems entitled “Self-Portrait as the space between us” comes out in April.

Please join the experience of learning and participating

in developing your voice thru Poetry & Spoken Word.


Light refreshments will be served, and a free will offering is appreciated


February 17, 2018
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Amity Baptist Church
164-18 108 Avenue
Jamaica, NY 11433 United States
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