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WORKSHOP | OWNING THE NARRATIVE: POETRY WRITING WITH KOLEKA PUTUMA

Sunday 30 June 2019, 14:00 to 16:00

Free upon successful application Book

Presented as part of Africa Writes 2019 - Bristol | 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.

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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)

 

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This workshop will be facilitated by multi award-winning poet Koleka Putuma. She is an award-winning poet and theatre practitioner who has taken the South African literary scene by storm with her bestselling debut collection of poems Collective Amnesia

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This workshop is presented as part of Africa Writes 2019 - Bristol. For further information on the festival, please see their website. 

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