WRITE AHEAD: Free Introductory Workshop (Friday 6 March)

WRITE AHEAD: Free Introductory Workshop (Friday 6 March)

Want to be a poet? Go Write Ahead.

Write Ahead is a new free poetry workshop series for anyone starting to dabble in poetry, giving those curious about our classes a sample of what we do.

Each class will comprise quick-fire writing activities, an introduction to some contemporary poems, discussion, feedback, and a chance to talk to staff and current students.

These classes are suitable for anyone:

+ who is sharing and discussing poetry with a group of strangers for the first time

+ who has just started to write or is returning to writing after a long absence

+ who is interested in meeting up with new writers and poets in a casual, supportive environment

If you’re starting out, working with a writing group can be a nerve-racking experience. Write Aheads are the ideal way to work through your wobbly first forays into poetry, leaving you feeling confident enough to explore your creative writing further.

Friday 6 March, 7–9pm. Refreshments included.

Please book online to reserve your place. A small number of places will always be reserved for last-minute drop-ins. 

About Samantha Walton View Profile

Samantha Walton is a Bristol-based poet and Reader in Modern Literature at Bath Spa University. Her books include Self Heal, a poetry collection from Boiler House Press (2018) and The Living World, an ecocritical introduction to the work of Nan Shepherd (Bloomsbury, forthcoming). She is currently working on a non-fiction book about mental health, nature cures and climate crisis, and co-edits Sad Press, an independent publisher of pamphlets, anthologies and translations: https://sadpresspoetry.com/.

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