Sorry! This class is now full. Although I will still accept enrolments for the $25 notes-only option for those who are happy to read along – email me for details.
To find out what is coming up later this year, go to the Workshops for 2020 page.
February 1st to 29th
Reading for Writing: An Odyssey by Anthology
An American, a Canadian, and a Brit walk into an anthology …
Yes, it’s back! A chance to consider the world of 2018 and 2019 through the lens of the best poetry from America, Canada and the UK, via the anthologies The Best American Poetry 2018 & 2019, The Best Canadian Poetry in English 2018 & 2019, and The Forward Book of Poetry 2019 & 2020.
How did the Northern Hemisphere see the last two years? Are there Brexit poems? Trumpocalypse poems? Climate-change poems? Protest poems? Or did the poets stick to hearts, flowers, puppies and kittens, and the inevitable Mornings After?
A combination of close reading with writing exercises. Suitable for all levels.
Saturdays, February 1st to 29th, 2020
10.30 am – 1.30 pm
South Christchurch Library
66 Colombo St, Christchurch
Supported by Christchurch City Council Creative Communities fund.
Minimum of 10, maximum of 18 places.
Closing date for enrolments: 25th January 2020.
Ready to enrol?