When we think of climate change, we think globally, sometimes at the expense of the communities at the forefront of those changing weather patterns.
On this course, we will explore poetry around the themes of natural disasters and human resilience, focusing on our work while thinking of de-centering environmental narratives from the political and towards the lived experience of the communities most at risk.
Saturday 7 September, 10.30am – 1pm. The session will take place at The Poetry School, 1 Dock Offices, Surrey Quays Road, London, SE16 2XU.
The Ginkgo Prize, organised by the Poetry School, is the world’s largest prize for ecopoetry.
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Richard Georges is a writer, editor, and lecturer in the British Virgin Islands. His collections include Make Us All Islands(Shearsman Books), GIANT (Platypus Press) and the forthcoming Epiphaneia (Out-Spoken). He is the recipient of the 2016 Marvin E. Williams Literary Prize from The Caribbean Writer, and has been shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection.
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