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Free creative writing workshops to be held

Click to enlarge,  Dasan Ahanu will lead three free creative writing workshops on Oct. 15 in Pittsboro, Oct. 16 in Sanford, and Oct. 17 in Lillington. The workshops are sponsored by the Central Carolina Community College Academic and Cultural Enrichment Series and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Dasan Ahanu will lead three free creative writing workshops on Oct. 15 in Pittsboro, Oct. 16 in Sanford, ... (more)

08.22.2019College & CommunityCollege General

SANFORD - Free creative writing workshops will be held Oct. 15-17. The workshops are sponsored by the Central Carolina Community College Academic and Cultural Enrichment Series and the National Endowment for the Arts.

The workshops will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Chatham Community Library in Pittsboro, Oct. 16 at the CCCC Lee Main Campus Library in Sanford, and Oct. 17 at the CCCC Harnett Main Campus Library in Lillington.

The workshops will be led by Christopher Massenburg, better known as Dasan Ahanu. A founder of Black Poetry Theatre, he is a writer, director, producer, and cast member. He is a resident artist with the St. Joseph's Historic Foundation / Hayti Heritage Center in Durham, where he has developed poetry and spoken word programming for youth and adults. Ahanu has released three full-length books of poetry and multiple spoken word recordings.

Reservations are required. To register, or for more information, contact CCCC Social Sciences Lead Instructor Bianka Stumpf at bstumpf@cccc.edu or at 919-718-7470 by Sept. 30.

This project is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts. To find out more about how National Endowment for the Arts grants impact individuals and communities, visit www.arts.gov.

To learn more about Central Carolina Community College, visit www.cccc.edu.