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In June the Wyoming Humanities Council and our program partners welcomed poet and educator Naomi Shihab Nye back to Wyoming for Giving Voice: Towns Under 1,000. Nye toured towns with populations of less than 1,000 giving poetry readings and writing workshops that placed emphasis on the importance of the written word when it comes to expressing individual and community voices. Known for her warmth and charisma, Nye is an internationally recognized writer who has traveled widely, using her experiences to find our shared humanity across continents and cultures.
Friday June 22: Giving Voice Poetry Reading and Potluck with Naomi Shihab Nye
Bitter Creek Ranch—6 p.m.
Saturday June 23: Giving Voice Poetry Workshop
Bitter Creek Ranch—10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Contact: Sheila Jeremiah
307-682-0162 or 307-680-3058
Saturday, June 23: Giving Voice Poetry Reading by Naomi Shihab Nye
Kaycee Branch Library—7 p.m.
Contact Nancy Shiffer
Little Snake River
Sunday, June 24: Giving Voice Poetry Reading and Mini-workshop with Naomi Shihab Nye
Little Snake River Museum, Savery—2-4 p.m.
Contact: Linda Fleming
Monday, June 25: Giving Voice Poetry Reading and Mini-workshop
Eden-Farson Community Center—1-3 p.m.
Contact: Marcia Hensley
Tuesday, June 26: College Bound Latinas
Naomi will give one-on-one writing workshops to selected high school students in the Jackson area.