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Poetry for Life with Cliff Fell

Friday 26th August 2022

In the digital era, boundaries between genres such as nonfiction, poetry and fiction are becoming blurred and uncertain. This workshop will look at the development of what is known as the 'life poem', as practised by poets like Rachel Blau Duplessis in her 'Drafts' project.

We will explore ways in which we write our lives into the poem and create and consider poems with this theme in mind.

Open to poets and writers of all levels, but spaces are limited. Cliff invites anyone who signs up for the workshop to submit a poem which he will read and give feedback on.

Cliff Fell is an award-winning poet and experienced teacher of creative writing

Part of Phantom National Poetry Day
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August 26


1pm - 2.30pm


Nelson & suburbs


Nightingale Library Memorial
2 Beach Road,


Ph. 546 8100

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