Join us for a Virtual Creative Writing Workshop, “Writing Odes and Anti-odes,” with Tina Mozelle Braziel

Craft your own poem inspired by nature with Tina Mozelle Braziel, winner of the Philip Levine Prize for Poetry for her book, Known by Salt, the Magic City Poetry Festival 2019 Eco Poet, and director of the UAB Ada Long Creative Writing Workshop for high school students.

This video is part of a series of Cahaba River Society’s CLEAN Environmental Education Program Virtual Field Trips. It was filmed at several spots on the Cahaba River. The footage of the iconic Cahaba lilies was taken in the Cahaba National Widlife Refuge.

This video was produced and edited by JC Swoopes. Aerial photography is by David Shaddix.

Supplemental Materials

Ode and Anti Ode Examples


This Virtual Creative Writing Workshop was made possible by the generous support of:

Ratliff Charitable Foundation

E. G. Moore, Sr. Charitable Trust

Councilor Darrel O’Quinn, City of Birmingham

Burnie and Verda Clifton Memorial Fund