Join us for the second annual Wilmington Writers Conference as we investigate how communities can be strengthened through activism in the arts. On Friday night, the Museum welcomes the general public for a gathering showcasing local writers, youth, and performance poetry. Saturday, registered conference attendees will choose from exciting genre-specific workshops on craft and publishing in addition to workshops exploring the politics of race, gender, and class. The conference keynote speaker is Yolanda Wisher, Poet, Educator, and Third Poet Laureate of Philadelphia (2016–2017).Register at delart.org. Registration opens May 15.
Friday, July 20 | 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 21 | 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Free on Friday, July 20, $25 on Saturday, July 21.