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Poetry Editing with Shane McCauley (PE1621)

Spaces are still available for this workshop which will be held tomorrow.

Saturday November 5th

Poet Shane McCauley

This workshop aims to encourage an objective critical attitude to the poems we write by considering building-blocks such as phrasing, structure, implication, observation and the element of surprise. It provides a useful supplementary session to the August ‘Introduction to Poetry’ workshops, as well as being helpful to anyone who wants to hone their poetry technique or consolidate their poetic voice.

The focus is firmly on practical matters – how to shape a poem, what to include and exclude, how to utilise imagery to the best effect, how to incorporate sounds and rhythms in both traditional and free poetic forms. We will examine examples of the good and not-so-good (and along the way meet a certain Mr William McGonagall).

Participants are encouraged to bring a few copies of a poem for group discussion, (depending on time available) though this is by no means compulsory. Although those attending should leave having gained more insight into their writing practice, we should also have enjoyed ourselves along the way!

Please click onto our Online Registration Form to enrol immediately. For further details please click the Flyer

Call (08) 9301 2282 or email cowan05@bigpond.com for further inquires.

To join via Skype

Directions to the Centre: From Lakeside Drive to Deakin Road, enter Car Park 14. There is a visitors parking area, near the Gymnasium and Child Care Centre. Parking is free over weekends.   Please click the ECU map.