PYPM Workshops are FREE and open to all youth 13-19 years of age.
Join us in a new location:
William Way LGBTQ Community Center
1315 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
2018 PYPM Saturday Workshops will feature topics on creative writing, social justice, and arts & business.
Doors Open: 12:00 PM
Workshop: 12:30 PM
Open Mic: 2:00 PM
We start workshops with Pigeon Poetry founder and PYPM mentor, Jacob Winterstein teaching a two-part workshop on "How to Host Your Own Event"
Jacob Winterstein is a poet, host, teaching artist and event producer. He has traveled to twenty-four countries and always comes home to Philadelphia where he was born, raised and educated.
Jacob has represented Philadelphia at the National Poetry Slam, The Individual World Poetry Slam, the Red Bull Word Clash Poetry Competition, and is a winner of the Philadelphia Poet VS MC freestyle competition.
He has taught poetry, performance and improvisational rapping (freestyling) since 2006 at schools, universities, community centers and jails. He is the co-founder of The Philly Pigeon Poetry Slam, a Philadelphia Magazine Best of Philly 2012 winner and a Knight Foundation Arts Challenge 2013 winner. He also is the co-director of Camp Bonfire, a summer camp for adults.