Poetry workshops with Les Wicks

INTENSE

— poetry workshop with Les Wicks —

solid block of hours, writing strategies plus substantial prior editorial work.

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MELBOURNE & SYDNEY

Venue: Sydney Scenic Berowra

Saturday 27 February 11.00 to 5.00 with a 30 minute break for bring-your-own lunch.

Venue: Melbourne, Brighton.

Sunday 7 March 10.00 to 4.30 with a 30 minute break for bring-your-own lunch.

Workshops are great, but the problem with online workshops is that they lack the face-to-face spontaneity & collective exploration. Face-to-face workshops are quick response processes that lack the benefits of a more considered edit. INTENSE workshops eliminate both shortcomings.

This project will consist of four components.

Everyone gets in advance a strategy sheet on editing their work.

Then, participants will send four poems (maximum 30 lines each) to leswicks@gmail.com at least 14 days prior to the workshop. The poems with commentary will be distributed to the participants four days prior to their workshop. Participants should bring a copy of the entire commentary document to the workshop.

On the day of the workshop we will work intensively through each participant’s poems building on prior suggestions and experiencing a dynamic interplay of ideas/insights.

Should they so wish, participants will have a chance to have a piece published in the e-mag Australian Poetry Collaboration, which is widely read and archived by the National Library’s Pandora.

It is strictly limited to only 7 attendees. 

 Bookings must be made by 14 February for Melbourne, 6 February for Sydney.

Cost $100.

Further details & booking: leswicks@gmail.com

 Any Covid restrictions in place at the time will be fully met. In the event of another Covid wave the live portion of the programme will be done online.

PRIFYSGOL Y TREIGLO – THE PERIPATETIC UNIVERSITY

Here’s something different … mentioned in a post to the British-Irish-Poets email list at JISCMAIL.AC.UK

Ralph


… the online collaborative wikisite of The Peripatetic University – Prifysgol Y Treiglo. A repository of online workshop tutorials, inviting multidisciplinary collaboration, writing experiments and teaching between poets, text artists and interested others.

The Peripatetic University/ Prifysgol Y Treiglo is a nomadic college of experimental writing and Summer school seminar series, offering mobile seminars, walking conferences and travelling workshops. With an interest in walking poetrypsychogeographyprocessual poetics and cut-up procedures, lessons take place on the hoof, our campus is in cafes, pubs, markets, shopping arcades, public lavatories, train station foyers. “If you know where to find it, the university will be there”.

Website at The Peripatetic University – Prifysgol Y Treiglo

‘INTENSE’: POETRY WORKSHOP WITH LES WICKS

“INTENSE”
– poetry workshop with Les Wicks –
6 hours plus substantial prior editorial work in an extraordinary locale.

WORKSHOP

Venue: Community Hall, Dangar Island
Saturday 10 March 10.45 to 5.00 with a 30″ break for lunch (vegetarian, included in price).

This template has been a complete charge for everyone. One of the country’s leading poetry facilitators will be giving a workshop in Sydney.

This project will consist of three components.

Everyone gets in advance a strategy sheet on editing their work. Then, participants will send four poems (maximum 30 lines each) to leswicks@hotmail.com 14 days prior to the workshop. The poems with commentary will be distributed to the participants four days prior to their workshop. Participants should bring a copy of the entire commentary document to the workshop.

On the day of the workshop, participants will work intensively through each other’s poems building on prior suggestions and experiencing a dynamic interplay of ideas/insights.

Should they so wish, participants will have a chance to have a piece published in the e-mag Australian Poetry Collaboration, which is widely read and archived by the National Library’s Pandora.

It is strictly limited to only 8 attendees.

Bookings must be made by 17 February.

Cost $100.

Getting there: train Hawkesbury River or drive Brooklyn. Ferry departs at 10am. Fares 7.80 or 3.90 Conc. each way. Arrive early/leave later – wander through this unique community, have a swim! Further details & booking: leswicks@hotmail.com

Les Wicks

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