Owning the Narrative: Poetry Writing Workshop with Koleka Putuma

Owning the Narrative: Poetry Writing Workshop with Koleka Putuma
Sunday 30 June, Arnolfini, 16 Narrow Quay Bristol, BS1 4QA
14:00 – 16:00
FREE: Registration required

This workshop explores ideas and questions around narratives, their creation and consumption.  Examining ideas of authorship, ownership and realities surrounding appropriation, award-winning South African poet Koleka Putuma (author of Collective Amnesia) guides you through exercises that explore different methods of creating, transforming and sharing narratives.

15 places are available for this free workshop.  If you’d like to be considered for one of these, please send your application with the email subject ‘Application for Africa Writes – Bristol Workshop: Owning the Narrative’ to: africawritesbristol@gmail.com

All applications should include the following:

  • A short bio of not more than 100 words
  • One or two poems (not longer than 500 words total)
  • An expression of interest (not more than 200 words) outlining why you believe this workshop will benefit you and your writing
  • Your contact details (email and phone)

The deadline for receiving applications is Wednesday 19 June 2019. Successful applicants will be notified by Friday 21 June 2019.