Potential Unlocked! The Power of Poetry and Autism

Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 4:00pm
Milkweed Books
1011 Washington Ave
Open Book, Target Performance Hall
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States

Free and open to the public.


Milkweed Books is proud to host this celebration of the voices of individuals with autism, capping off a five-day creative writing course taught by Brian Laidlaw and Chris Martin. Students from the class will perform their original poems and songs, while guest artists Steve Healey, Sagirah Shahid, and Roy Guzmán will read poems that inspired the class. The students’ work will be available for purchase as a limited edition chapbook. Presented with the Center for Engaging Autism, made possible through the Minnesota State Arts Board.