Persona Poetry Writing Workshop

Come celebrate poetry month with a free poetry writing workshop led by poet Renee Emerson, author of Church Ladies (Fernwood Press). The workshop will begin with a short lesson on writing persona poetry before delving into group writing exercises. Afterwards, participants will be encouraged (but not required!) to share their work with the group. Bring a pen, notebook, and your own creativity!

Monday, April 15th 1:00 - 3:00

For ages 12+

Renee Emerson

This event is free, but registration is required and spots are limited!

Renee Emerson is a homeschooling mom of five and the author of several poetry books, most recently Church Ladies (Fernwood Press 2023). When not doing the dishes or trying to get her three year old to wear clothes, she can be found writing poetry, walking outdoors, and reading aloud to her kids. Her website is, and her book review newsletter is