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The Watering Hole Poetry Organization 2017 Winter Readings

December 26, 2017December 30, 2017

The Watering Hole Poetry Organization presents an annual winter retreat scheduled to take place December 26 – 30, 2017 at Santee State Park in Orangeburg County. It is the only retreat/residency program that targets poets of color. There will be two public readings during the retreat.

The first public reading will feature two native South Carolina poets: National Book Award winner Terrance Hayes and DeLana R.A. Dameron and will take place on December 26 at 7:00 p.m. The second public reading will feature Patricia Smith, Abiodun Oyewole, and Danez Smith on December 29 at 7:00 p.m.

The retreat features living room style daily classes/workshops, daily craft talks, two readings, one holistic and interactive workshop, a keynote speech, group writing challenges, and a genuine community.

Mofe information about The Watering Hole Poetry Organization winter retreat: https://www.twhpoetry.org/project/winterretreat/.

Funded project of SC Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

For more information regarding this event:

Contact: Santee State Park Phone: (803) 854-2408
Santee State Park
251 State Park Road
Santee, SC 29142
United States