Workshops and Seminars

“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...

WriteSpace Retreat

Presented by the Writers Victoria: 6 November 2016 - 9am to 4:30 am. Ever wondered what it would be like to dedicate a whole day to writing? WriteSpace Retreatis a metropolitan retreat for you and other writers to escape to.  You’ll be amazed at what you can achieve...

How to Publish Your Poetry

So you want to get your poetry out there? Get an insight into publication opportunities – journals, publishers, self-publishing, submission processes, dos-and-don’ts. This workshop develops employment-related skills. Presented in collaboration by Australian Poetry and...

Poetry: The Invention of Style

A successful poem is the result of instinct, and craft. Its maker must not only have something to say, but a method by which that “something” may be said. It is no great challenge to produce a poem that adopts existing generic fashions. The true test of a poet lies in...