Online Seminar: Lunchtime Bite: Finding Your Inner Poet

Writers Victoria

Event Date: 
27 January 2022
Author / Presenters: 
Lou Garcia-Dolnik

This workshop will take place online. Detailed instructions for participation will be provided.
You will Learn: 
How poetry is distinctly different to prose forms
How thinking about poetry as the breakdown or refusal of strict prose can be a source of inspiration for your work
How compression of form, grammar and syntax can produce concentrated emotions in your reader
How experimentation and working towards ‘failure’ can be the starting point for your best work
How to approach editing (solo, in a workshop setting or with an editor) as an opportunity to grow your craft
About Lou Garcia-Dolnik
Lou Garcia-Dolnik is a poet and editor working on unceded Gadigal land. Their writing has been awarded Second Prize in Overland's Judith Wright Poetry Prize, an Academy of American Poets University Prize from the University of Texas at Austin, and has been shortlisted in the Blake Poetry Prize, the Arts Queensland Val Vallis Award and the LIMINAL and Pantera Press Nonfiction Prize.
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