Date(s) - Mon 27th Apr - Sat 2nd May, 2020
Moniack Mhor, Kiltarlity, Inverness-shire , IV4 7HT
Make Your Words Come Alive
How do you make your words come alive? Through workshops and tutorials your tutors will help you shape, shift and lift your words to enable confidence on and off the page. This course is suitable for all poets – those who perform their work, as well as those who are happy to leave it on the page.
Efe Paul Azino co-founded and currently directs the Lagos International Poetry Festival. He is also the director of poetry at the Lagos Book and Art Festival. In 2017 he was named one of the most powerful people in Nigerian art and culture by YNaija. Efe published his first collection of poetry, For Broken Men Who Cross Often (Farafina Books) in 2015. He has appeared at a number of international festivals, and his poems have been translated into Afrikaans, French, German and Mandarin. His second poetry collection, The Tragedy of Falling with Laughter Stuck in Your Throat, was published in 2019.
Jo Bell is described by Carol Ann Duffy as “one of the most exciting poets now writing”. Her awards include The Charles Causley Prize and The Manchester Cathedral Prize. Formerly director of National Poetry Day and the UK’s first Canal Laureate, she works across the UK. In her writing she aims for an absolutely unsentimental tenderness, and her teaching is marked by a ‘robust kindness’. Her global workshop project 52 won a Saboteur Award in 2015.
Erin May Kelly is a Scottish writer and performance poet. She writes for the BBC Social, where she shares her videos such as Little Girls, which quickly became one of the most viewed videos to come out of Scotland. She is the winner of the Write to End Violence Against Women Awards 2018, and was nominated for the 2019 Royal Television Society Awards.
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