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Open Workshop with Richie McCaffery: ‘Treasuring the priceless pearl’

We’re delighted to have Richie McCaffery, one of our Aldeburgh highlights, teaching the next of our Open Workshops series: ‘Treasuring the priceless pearl’ or ‘not your dear last master’? : Using inheritances and heirlooms to form poems

For this assignment, you will explore the ‘inner eloquence’ of the items we inherit, using heirlooms and objects as springboards for poems, by way of W. S. Graham’s ‘Lines on Roger Hilton’s Watch’.

Starts: Tuesday 3 December 2013

Live chat: Tuesday 17 December 2013

To reserve your place on this free workshop, please RSVP: [email protected]

Richie McCaffery lives in Stirling and is working on a PhD in Scottish Literature, looking at the Scottish poets of World War Two. He is the author of two poetry pamphlets, Spinning Plates (HappenStance Press, 2012) and Ballast Flint (Cromarty Arts Trust, 2013). His poems have appeared in journals and anthologies such as The Dark Horse, Stand, The Rialto and The Best British Poetry 2012

Open Workshops runs a free, drop-in writing workshop every month, open to all CAMPUS members, ranging from practical exercises, technical masterclasses, to new and experimental approaches to making poetry.


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