The Friends of Theodore Roethke will host poet Marc Beaudin for a performance and
writing workshop on Tuesday, February 8, at the Roethke House, 1805 Gratiot Ave.,
Saginaw. Parking is available on the sidestreets off Gratiot and in both Roethke House
The workshop, open to those 15 and up, will be from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Cost is $15
($12 for Friends of Roethke members) and is payable at the door. Advance registration is
required and space is limited. Please call 989-928-0430 to register. Participants should
bring their own pen and paper or journals. A poetry performance by Beaudin will follow and is free and open to all.
Marc Beaudin is the poetry editor of CounterPunch and the author of several books, including The Moon Cracks Open: A Field Guide to the Birds and Other Poems and the
novel A Handful of Dust. His work has been published in numerous journals, including
Watershed, Avocet and The MacGuffin. He has been a featured poet at numerous venues
across the country, and his poetry has been featured on several public radio stations and
podcasts. He has taught poetry and writing at colleges, universities, libraries and arts
centers for the past 15 years. Originally from Michigan, he now lives in the shadow of
the Absaroka Mountains near Livingston, Montana. More information can be found at
The Theodore Roethke Home Museum ("Roethke House") is the childhood home of
the Pulitzer Prize winning poet, Theodore Roethke (1908-1963). The Roethke House
has been preserved by the Friends of Theodore Roethke Foundation whose mission is
to promote, preserve and protect the literary legacy of Theodore Roethke by restoring
his family residences in Saginaw, Michigan, for cultural and educational opportunities.
Please visit RoethkeHouse.org for more information.