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Writing Poetry: The Essentials with Helen Ivory

Programme WCN-UEA Creative Writing Programme
Level 1
Dates Begins 25 September 2017, 12 week course
Cost £450
Application Deadline 11 September 2017
 

Where do poems begin? How can we make language sing? Whether you're new to writing poems or have dabbled in the past, join us on a journey into the transformative world of poetry. You'll read inspiring poets, explore how poems take shape, and begin to create and share your own work with a friendly supportive group.

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Writing Poetry: The Essentials with Helen Ivory

Programme WCN-UEA Creative Writing Programme
Level 2
Dates Begins 25 September 2017, 24 week course
Cost £900
Application Deadline 11 September 2017
 

This course builds on the skills learned at introductory level and will broaden your understanding of the scope of contemporary poetry. At this level you will begin to develop an understanding of your own poetic abilities and will explore your poetic voice. This course will give you the space to experiment and tap into what is often referred to as 'serious play.'

Biography:

Helen Ivory is a poet and visual artist. Her fourth Bloodaxe Books collection is the semi-autobiographical Waiting for Bluebeard (May 2013). She edts the webzine Ink Sweat and Tears. She has over 15 years teaching experience at all levels and as well as teaching for UEA/WCN also teaches fo The Poetry School, The Arvon Foundation and The Poetry Society. Fool's World, a collaborative Tarot with artist Tom de Freston (Gatehouse Press) won the 2016 Saboteur Best Collaborative Work award. A book of collage/mixed media poems Hear What the Moon Told Me has just been published by KFS. The Anatomical Venus is forthcoming from Bloodaxe. www.helenivory.co.uk/

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