By Chelsea Fonden

About Chelsea Fonden

Chelsea is a Brooklyn-based writer of poems, short stories, lists, resumes, love notes, and curricula. She works as a non-profit trainer and career coach and holds passions for travelling, cheese, and arctic dogs.

3 Neighborhood Lit Events To Spring You Forward!

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Despite the news of each new piece of horrendous legislation, it’s been helping me to remember that reading and writing are a form of social justice. April is National Poetry Month, and as celebrated poet Mary Oliver wrote in her new book of essays, Upstream, “…The poem was made not just to exist, but to speak—to be company.”

This spring, let your community be your company. Greenpoint is brimming with writers and artists who are using their voices to build spaces where you can share, listen, learn, and make a plan for moving forward; keep reading for three places you can join in the conversation.

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