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Pizza + Poetry

October 20, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join AIR, Seacoast Outright, and Portland, ME’s Poet Laureate Maya Williams for pizza and a poetry workshop celebrating the release of their second poetry collection, Refused A Second Date.

Friday, October 20 from 4-6pm in Portsmouth, NH

Open to AIR and Seacoast Outright teens and past participants ages 16-22.

Content Advisory: Mature topics will be discussed during this workshop related to intimate relationships and consent. Due to the nature of this content, this workshop is intended for individuals ages 16-22. Participants under 16 may be able to participate pending consultation with a guardian/parent and AIR program staffperson. 

About Maya Williams:

Maya Williams (ey/they/she) is a religious Black multiracial nonbinary writer who is currently the seventh poet laureate of Portland, Maine. Maya was one of three artists of color selected to represent Maine in The Kennedy Center’s Arts Across America series in 2020. They were also selected as one of The Advocate‘s Champions of Pride in 2022. You can follow more of their work at mayawilliamspoet.com.

About AIR Programs:

  • Open to teen girls and gender expansive youth who feel like AIR is the right community for them.

  • Teens of all artistic abilities and skill levels are welcome. No prior experience required!

  • AIR is free of charge and provides transportation assistance to families in the Greater Seacoast area.

How To Register

New to AIR?

Visit www.artsinreach.org/register to register online or print a physical registration form.

Returning to AIR?

If you have already filled out a registration form, simply email i[email protected] to sign up for specific programs.

Program sign-up requests are on a space-available basis. If necessary, priority is given to teens from under-resourced households.


Contact [email protected] or call 603-433-4278.


October 20, 2023
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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