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Poetry vs. Shame Workshop

Explore the theme of shame and how it can be challenged through prose in the 'Poetry vs Shame' workshop at The Poetry School in London
Lambeth
In-person
£35 pp
2hrs 30min
Beginner
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Explore the theme of shame and how it can be challenged through prose in the 'Poetry vs Shame' workshop at The Poetry School in London

Explore the theme of shame throughout history and the ways in which poetry can address, challenge and overcome shame in its many forms. Through readings and the discussion of poets such as Daljit Nagra, C. K. Williams, Cavafy and Adrienne Rich, tutor Richard Scott takes the class on a journey through the theme, with writing prompts and inspiration dispersed throughout the workshop.

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This workshop contains poetry readings from poets known for covering…

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Age Requirement

This class is suitable for all agesAll students under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

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Ready to write poetry?

The Poetry School has 20 years of experience in nurturing new poets through an intriguing and accessible teaching programme and a range of professional development opportunities. They are the biggest provider of poetry education in the UK - wow! So come and join in - learn to write, read, perform and publish in a supportive community of like-minded beginner and experienced writers.

All poets of all stages are welcome - from the nervous beginner to the seasoned professional. If you have a desire to start putting the best words in the best order, try a workshop or a…

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The Poetry School
Lambeth
81 Lambeth Walk
SE11 6DX
London
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