Poems to Live By: How to Write Poems that Matter
In a time of worldly conflict and struggle, we need what poetry offers more than ever – words to express the inexpressible, heal the heart and inspire the human spirit.
This will be an uplifting workshop, where we will read some of the best contemporary poetry, and write our own, experimenting with exciting prompts, forms and examples. Poetry is not for the few but the many; it is a way of celebrating and affirming life in all its particulars, and honouring all aspects of our experience.
ROSIE JACKSON is a widely published poet and creative writing tutor living in Devon. She has a first-class degree from the University of Warwick, a D. Phil. from York, and has taught at the University of East Anglia, West of England, Nottingham Trent, Cortijo Romero and many community settings. Rosie has won many awards including 1st prize Poetry Teignmouth 2021. Her publications include The Light Box, Aloneness is a Many-Headed Bird, Two Girls and a Beehive and Light Makes it Easy. www.rosiejackson.org.uk
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