Seeing Stars National Poetry Day Workshop, Kents Bank

When: Back to Calendar October 4, 2012 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Where: The Beach Hut Gallery, Kents Bank Station, nr Grange-over-Sands
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Cost: 15.00
Contact: Kim Moore
01229 829228
[email protected]
Workshop / course

Led by poets Jennifer Copley and Kim Moore, participants will be inspired to create new work using a variety of exercises and stimuli. Focusing on National Poetry Days chosen theme this year, explore the subject of stars from astronomy to celebrity and everything in between.

Kim Moore won an Eric Gregory Award from the Society of Authors and the Poetry Societys Geoffrey Dearmer Prize last year. Her pamphlet, If We Could Speak Like Wolves, was published recently by Smith/Doorstop after winning the Poetry Businesss 2012 Book & Pamphlet Competition. She was Young Poet-in-Residence at this years Ledbury Poetry Festival.

Jennifer Copley lives in Barrow-in-Furness. She has published five collections of poetry including Ice (Smith/Doorstop), Unsafe Moments (Arrowhead), Beans in Snow (Smokestack) and, most recently, Living Daylights (Happenstance). She was South Cumbrias Poet Laureate in 2005.

Both poets will be reading from their work during the evening at the Abbot Hall Hotel in Kents Bank, at 7.45pm. Tickets 4.00.

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