Word-To-Action

Word-To-Action 2022

Word-To-Action 2022

The following description is contingent upon allowable travel and health and safety guidelines in relation to the Coronavirus situation. All participants will need to show proof a full (2x) Covid vaccination in advance of acceptance.  The Word -to-Action writing...

We Resolve…

We Resolve…

On the 21st of January, eleven creative minds from across many time zones* got together on a Zoom call to talk about how 2020, for all of its difficulties, made us better people, to the benefit of those around us and the environment we share. It was the day after the...

AGENDA Thursday, 21 January, 2021  9 PT/12 ET/18 CET

AGENDA Thursday, 21 January, 2021 9 PT/12 ET/18 CET

Opening poem  Sponsored by Word to Action:  Word to Action is a writing retreat that addresses climate action through poetry by engaging students. The first one in October was a success despite the pandemic restrictions.  Word to Action is happy to...

WATCH THE VIDEO & REPORT YOUR CARBON FOOT PRINT!

Watch the video at https://youtu.be/CELn-VyGa4Y and take your carbon footprint right away.  Email your results to wordtoaction2020@gmail.com. We’ll send you a reminder in 3 months to take the carbon footprint again.  This way we measure the impact of words...

Reflecting on Word to Action

Reflecting on Word to Action

Well, after a week to think about it, re-shelve all of the poetry and reference books I had out for prompts, and take in all of the comments, I am finally reflecting on the first Word to Action Retreat and performance. I am satisfied with Word to Action 20 and look...

This Is a Writing Retreat for Poets

This Is a Writing Retreat for Poets

Because Covid-19 stranded so many of our invited poets in their respective homes/countries, we had to make a few adjustments. In fact, we were making adjustments right up until the weekend before the first poets arrived. Our in-house poets are down to three: students...

Poetry In This Pandemic: We Are Prepared

Poetry In This Pandemic: We Are Prepared

Our desks are spaced and all reading & writing spaces are flooded with natural light and fresh air. We can do Word to Action safely. To make things easier, we will limit our in-house guests and allow students to participate via video conference.  Here’s how:...

Reserve Your Seats

Reserve your seats for the October 18, 2020 Word to Action spoken word event at www.literaturhaus.li (Cathy Wittmeyer). Seats are limited due to the pandemic, so please reserve early.  If the places fill up we will have a second performance on the same day. ...

Sign Up!  Students & Poets for Action

Sign Up! Students & Poets for Action

Oct 12 - 18 The Poets By video: Will McInerney Kelli Russell Agodon Richard Blanco Enda Wyley Craig  Santos Perez Tess Barry In person: Romana Iorga Oliver Miltenberger* Phillip Border Oliver Spann Cathy Wittmeyer (host) *also a climate scientist The Programme...

Word-To-Action

Word-To-Action

The following description is contingent upon allowable travel and health and safety guidelines in relation to the coronavirus pandemic. The Word -to-Action writing retreat will be a (1) weeklong poetry experience where poets and students will have the opportunity to...