Workshop: Noticing Nature

Yarra Plenty Regional Library

Event Date: 
7 September 2019
Author / Presenters: 
Harry Saddler

Nature surrounds us, even in a city. From the grass growing through the footpath to the bird sitting on a powerline, the natural world is a constant presence. In this workshop, Harry Saddler (The Eastern Curlew) will help you to slow down and appreciate the natural world around you, and how to bring observational awareness into your writing.

Participants of this workshop will be invited to contribute to the Diamond Valley Library community garden art project with their words and ideas produced on the day.

In partnership with Nillumbik Shire Council

Bookings essential

About the facilitator:
Harry Saddler is the author of several books including his latest, The Eastern Curlew (Affirm Press, 2018) In 2014 he was joint-winner of the Melbourne Writers Festival/Blurb Inc ‘Blog-to-Book Challenge’ for his blog Noticing Animals, resulting in his third book Not Birdwatching: Reflections on Noticing Animals. His non-fiction writing about the ecological, physical, and philosophical interactions between humans and animals has been published online at Meanjin and the Wheeler Centre, and in print in The Lifted Brow. He has twice been shortlisted for The Lifted Brow’s Prize for Experimental Non-fiction.