Saturday April 22 | 8 AM-3 PM
Wider Than The Sky is an annual poetry festival for the young people of Los Angeles, featuring workshops with renowned poets, readings, book signings, and an open mic for young writers.
NBCC Award-winner and New York Times-bestselling poet. All students will receive a copy of Rankine’s acclaimed book Citizen: An American Lyric.
Say Word LA founder, acclaimed slam poet, and activist.
Participating poets include Lambda Literary Award-winner Danez Smith, renowned Los Angeles poet Wendy C. Ortiz, Get Lit alum Tayllor Johnson, and West Hollywood poet laureate Steven Reigns. Please click here for a complete list of workshop leaders and here for workshop descriptions!
Please join us for a reading and conversation with Claudia Rankine on Friday, April 21 in the Ahmanson Theater at Harvard-Westlake Upper School. For more information, please click here.