APRIL 14, 2023
2:00 – 3:30 PM ET
Christian Park School 82
4700 English Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46201
CURTIS CRISLER WILL PRESENT A WRITING WORKSHOP TO STUDENTS AT 2:00 PM ET. ON FRIDAY, APRIL 14 AT CHRISTIAN PARK SCHOOL 82
Indiana author Curtis Crisler will present a writing workshop of Christian Park School 82 on Friday, April 14 from 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.
This workshop is closed to students of Christian Park School 82 only.
CURTIS CRISLER was born and raised in Gary, Indiana. Crisler’s (and Kevin McKelvey’s) poetry book Indiana Nocturnes: Our Rural and Urban Patchwork, was published by Nebo Publishing; THe GReY aLBuM[PoeMS], winner of a Steel Toe Books Open Reading Period Prize (Steel Toe Books); Don’t Moan So Much (Stevie): A Poetry Musiquarium (Kattywompus Press); “This” Ameri-can-ah (Cherry Castle Publishing); Pulling Scabs, nominated for a Pushcart (Aquarius Press). His YA books are Tough Boy Sonatas (Wordsong: an imprint of Boyd’s Mills Press, Inc.: a Highlights Company, with cover art and illustrations by Floyd Cooper), and Dreamist: a mixed-genre novel (Jordan’s Rainbow YA Book: a Division of Aquarius Press). His poetry chapbooks are Black Achilles (Accents Publishing); Wonderkind, nominated for a Pushcart (Aquarius Press); Soundtrack to Latchkey Boy (Finishing Line Press); Spill, won a Keyhole Chapbook Award (Keyhole Press); and Burnt Offering of a City, won the Kathy Young Chapbook Award. Crisler’s been published in a variety of magazines, journals, and anthologies. He’sbeen an editor and contributing poetry editor. Also, he created the poetry form call ed the sonastic and he created the Indiana Chitlin Circuit. He is Professor of English at Purdue University Fort Wayne (PFW). He can be contacted at www.poetcrisler.com.