An intensive day-long workshop for poets on creating new poems and re-shaping and re-thinking old ones. This workshop will focus on techniques and exercises to push poems into new territory, explore ways to re-see material and work creatively with the challenges of editing. Bring a notebook and 2 draft poems: 1 copy of one and 10 copies of another to workshop with the group.
For Adults (18 +).
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 17, 2009
Cost - $70
Location: False Creek Community Centre
1318 Cartwright Street, Granville Island, Vancouver
False Creek Community Centre: www.FalseCreekCC.ca
Tel: (604) 257-8195 1318
Cartwright Street, Granville Island, Vancouver
* Please register early to avoid disappointment in workshop being cancelled.
Instructor - Joy Russell Poet, playwright and writer, Joy Russell’s work has appeared in a number of publications including The Best Canadian Poetry in English, 2008, The Fire People, The Capilano Review, IC3: The Penguin Book of New Black Writing in Britain and Bluesprint: Black British Columbian Literature and Orature .