Hannah Wehr creator of The Hollywood Institute of Poetics

Hannah Wehr

Hannah Wehr has spent seven years teaching poetry, creative writing, and Language Arts in juvenile correctional facilities throughout California. She has spent six years as a performance poet, college lecturer, prison poetry panel member, and is the recipient of awards from the Los Angeles City Council for her assistance in the creation of The Hollywood Institute of Poetics. A contributing author to “What I Know Now: Writings From Inside” from Stanford University and author of “How To Start a Writing Program for Incarcerated Youth”, Hannah lives in Northern California where she teaches English, Classic Film, and Drama at a juvenile detention facility in the Bay Area.