WRITE IT! with Nickole Brown and Jessica Jacobs is planned with the Palm Beach County School District Educational Technology Team. The poets will read and share prompts to inspire students from their co-authored book of prompts. The event will be available throughout the Palm Beach County School System: https://www.youtube.com/c/EdTechTrainingTeam/.
Nickole Brown is the author of Sister: A Novel-in-Poems (Red Hen Press, Sibling Rivalry Press) and Fanny Say: A Biography-in-Poems (BOA Editions). Currently, she lives in Asheville, North Carolina, where she periodically volunteers at several animal sanctuaries. Since 2016, she’s been writing about these animals, and To Those Who Were Our First Gods, a chapbook of these first poems, won the 2018 Rattle Prize. Her essay-in-poems, The Donkey Elegies, was published by Sibling Rivalry Press in 2020. In 2021, Spruce Books of Penguin Random House published Write It! 100 Poetry Prompts to Inspire, a book co-authored with her wife Jessica Jacobs, and they regularly teach together as part of their SunJune Literary Collaborative. Every summer, she teaches at the low-residency MFA at the Sewanee School of Letters. www.nickolebrown.com
Jessica Jacobs is the author of Take Me with You, Wherever You’re Going (Four Way Books), winner of the Devil’s Kitchen and Goldie Awards, and Pelvis with Distance (White Pine Press), winner of the New Mexico Book Award and a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award. She serves as Chapbook Editor for Beloit Poetry Journal and lives in Asheville, NC, with her wife, the poet Nickole Brown, with whom she co-authored Write It! 100 Poetry Prompts to Inspire (Spruce Books/ PenguinRandomHouse). Her collection of poems in conversation with the Book of Genesis will be out from Four Way Books in 2024. www.jessicalgjacobs.com
To sign up for free generative workshops with Nickole & Jessica: https://sunjune.org/write-it-generative-sessions/