WordSongs: Bringing Poetry to Life

Program Description

This dramatic, interactive, and intimate program is designed to invigorate and re-kindle one’s passion for poetry. It is an electric, high-energy presentation that brings poetry to life and life to poetry. The content is eclectic and drawn from a diverse array of poetics, cultures, subject matter, and themes—both contemporary and past—and is flexible and easily adaptable to the configurations and requirements of various school curriculums or sponsoring organizations. Ongoing audience participation via question-and-answer and group discussion is whole-heartily encouraged.

Presenter Bio

Dave Caserio is the author of This Vanishing and Wisdom For A Dance In The Street, and is co-editor of the anthology series, I Am Montana: Student Reflections on Identity and Place. He is a founding member of the Young Poets program at MSUB, conducts writing workshops for the Frameworks program at the Lincoln Center in Billings and is the producer of a series of poetry-in-performance events, most notably, A Feast For The Hunger Moon. Publications include, Welcome to the Resistance: Poetry as Protest, Unearthing Paradise: Montana Writers in Defense of Greater Yellowstone, and Poems Across the Big Sky, Volume II.


Dave Caserio with Parker Brown
Poet, performance artist, former literature instructor
(406) 623-0093