Ron Salisbury teaches How to Give a Poetry Reading
Exciting New Class!
Join Ron in this fun, interactive workshop where participants will learn how to prepare for a poetry reading.
You will learn:
- How to choose appropriate poems
- Who is the real audience
- How long should a poetry reading be
- How to develop a voice
- How to organize your poems
- How to hold your poems and use a lectern
- Microphone Tips
- How to get off the page
- Eye contact, the jitters and breathing
This workshop is for any poet, new or experienced, who wants to give a poetry reading or improve their poetry reading performance. Bring two copies of ten poems you think are right for a reading, one page length each, please. Participants will work on the presentations of two-to-three poems.
Ron Salisbury is a professional public speaker and a veteran of decades of poetry readings. He has studied with many of America’s top writers, has a degree in poetry from Antioch University, and continues to participate in the San Diego spoken word community.
** Ron will be reading with poet Steve Kowit on Friday, April 20! Don’t miss it!