Young Writers’ Café with Keith Jarrett

Young Writers' Café with Keith Jarrett

Date/Time
Date(s) - Thu 25th Apr, 2024
4:30pm - 6:30pm

Location
WASPS Studios Inverness, Inverness, , IV2 3JP


Poet and writer Keith Jarrett will lead the Young Writers’ Café for young people in Inverness and surrounding areas in March.

Join Keith in finding fascinating ways to write and perform poetry! We’ll be exploring how to employ sharp images to express ourselves, and how to bring them to life beyond the page.

No need for experience, just bring along a playful mind and pen and paper! Drinks and snacks provided.

Please note, this workshop is free but but you do need to secure your place by booking below. By booking, you confirm that you are a young writer aged 14-24, and based in Scotland. For enquiries, contact youngwriters@moniackmhor.org.uk.

 

About the author

Keith Jarrett is a writer, poet, performer and educator based in London. He is a UK Poetry Slam Champion and FLUPP International Poetry Slam Winner. His poem, ‘From the Log Book’, was projected onto the façade of St. Paul’s Cathedral and broadcast as a commemorative art installation, Where Light Falls, in 2019. His play, Safest Spot in Town, was performed at the Old Vic and aired on BBC Four. Selah, his debut poetry collection, was published in 2017 by Burning Eye Books.

Keith was selected as one of Val McDermid’s ten outstanding LGBTQI+ writers in the UK for the International Literary Showcase. He has judged the Polari Prize, the Foyle Young Poets Award, and is the Europe and Canada regional judge for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2021. Having recently completed his PhD at Birkbeck University, he is finishing his first novel and teaches on the Creative Writing MA.


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