ACTIVITIES (see St. George news) not to be missed in St. George and Zion Park this weekend. Visiting poet laureate Rosemerry Wahtola-Trommer will be presenting in several venues:
Th, Mar 2 7-9 pm “Inner Donkeys and Houses on Fire,” a FREE literary discussion and
poetry performance by Wahtola-Trommer sponsored by the Zion Canyon Arts and Humanities Council in Springdale at Canyon Community Center.
In addition to the poetry reading, Wahtola-Trommer will talk about the
writing life, failure, inspiration, vulnerability, uncertainty,
metaphor. and the art of showing up.
Fri, Mar 3 9 am to 4 pm POETRY IN THE PARK workshop with Rosemerry on "Exploring Metaphors," take a guided nature walk in Zion Park, bring a picnic lunch or eat at Redrrock Grill, collect and create new poems in a beautiful location at Zion Park Lodge. Weather will be close to 70 degrees and sunshine. Fee-$50 register at zionpark.org/class/poetry-in-the-park
Sat-Mar 4 9 am-1:30 pm REDROCK CREATIVE WRITING SEMINAR in St. George Social Hall with Rosemerry speaking on "Paradox in Poetry-How a Poem Turns," Tanya Parker-Mills presenting "Finding the Poetry in Prose" and Joel Long talking about "Rhythm and Muse." Cost $65, discount for UTSPS members $55. Details redrockwriters.org