Workshops and Seminars

Poetry workshop with Ron Pretty: ‘Why Not Say What Happened?”

Join Artist in Residence Ron Pretty for a one-day poetry workshop. Bluestone Chapel, Saturday 18 March, 10am - 4pm. This is a workshop for more experienced writers, and explores the question of dealing with political, social and religious issues in poetry. Should...

Eastern Suburbs Poetry Group meeting

Sunday 12 March, 3.00–5.00 pm. Eastern Suburbs Poetry Group will hold its regular monthly meeting. Members will read their own poems, with each poem being followed by a discussion in a supportive environment. All styles and forms supported. First floor, Waverley...

“INTENSE” a poetry workshop with Les Wicks on Dangar Island

“INTENSE” a poetry workshop with Les Wicks, nearly 6 hours plus substantial prior editorial work in an extraordinary locale. Venue: Community Hall, Dangar Island Sunday 26 March 10.45 to 5.00 with a 30” break for lunch (vegetarian, included in price).  One of the...

‘Get a Grip on Grammar’ grammar workshop with Deb Doyle

Saturday 4 February, 10am–5 pm. Professional editor Deb Doyle will present Get a Grip on Grammar, a one-day course covering the nine parts of speech (including nouns, verbs, adjectives and prepositions) and ways to solve common problems. WEA House, 72 Bathurst Street,...

‘Telling It Like It Is: Advanced Poetry Workshop’ w Ron Pretty

Ron Pretty will present Telling It Like It Is: Advanced Poetry Workshop, exploring the question of dealing with political, social and religious issues. The workshop, for experienced writers, will consider published poems exploring such issues, and will workshop...

Writers’ Intensive with Jenny Kemp – NT Writers’ Centre

Writers and other artists are invited to this weekend-long intensive with writer and director, Jenny Kemp. While supported places are available, to secure your place, pay and register below. Influenced by Kemp’s work in theatre, this workshop will involve your body,...

Outside your Comfort Zone, with Anne Kellas

A prelude to the Tasmanian Poetry Festival (30 Sept-2 Oct), presented by the Tasmanian Writers Festival.   A poet must constantly look for new ways to explore and engage with poetry, in order to develop and grow. This masterclass is designed to encourage the more...