2019 Spring Conference
Saturday, March 9, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Rhode Island College
Theme: He(arts) in Action: Literacy Practices to Foster SEL in Teaching and Learning
Featuring Keynote Speaker, Tina Cane, Rhode Island Poet Laureate
Photograph by Mike Salerno.
Tina Cane serves as poet laureate of Rhode Island and is the founder and director of
Writers-in-the-Schools, RI, for which she works as a visiting poet. Tina is also an instructor with the writing community,
Frequency Providence. Over the past twenty years, she has taught French, English, and creative writing in public and private schools throughout New York City and Rhode Island. Tina’s poems and translations have appeared in numerous journals including
Two Serious Ladies,
The Literary Review, and
Jubliat. Her work,
The Fifth Thought, was published by Other Painters Press in 2008. She is also the author of
Dear Elena: Letters for Elena Ferrante (Skillman Ave. Press, 2016),
Once More With Feeling (Veliz Books, 2017) and
Body of Work (Veliz Books, 2019). Tina was the 2016 recipient for the
Fellowship Merit Award in Poetry from the
Rhode Island State Council on the Arts. She lives outside of Providence, RI with her husband and their three children.
Registration is now closed.
Walk-ins welcome starting at 8 a.m. Cash or check only.