Aug 18, 2017

Grasmere Writing Workshop & Poetry Reading

You are warmly invited to a writing workshop and a poetry reading on Saturday 2nd of September at The Wordsworth Trust, Grasmere. The writing workshop will be lead by Ann and Peter Sansom and is open to all, and the poetry readings will feature Andrew McMillan reading alongside six outstanding new poets from our New Poets Prize competition. 


Andrew McMillan Reading 
with short readings from our 2016/17 New Poets Prize winners

Saturday 2nd September
The Wordsworth Trust, Grasmere


You are warmly invited to hear Andrew McMillan read his own work, alongside six outstanding young poets from our New Poets Prize competition.

Andrew McMillan was the judge of this year's New Poets Prize - a pamphlet competition for writers between the ages of 16 and 22. Andrew said of The New Poets Prize:
"The pamphlets I saw were of an incredibly high quality, and more than that, I felt I was reading poetry that needed to be written. These are poets who are asking for our time, for us to slow down, who are presenting us with a language with which we can better understand ourselves. The future of poetry is in safe hands."


Grasmere Writing Workshop

Write with 'the best writing tutors in the world' (the Guardian)


Saturday 2nd September
The Wordsworth Trust, Grasmere, LA22 9SH
£20 (£15 concs)


On Saturday 2nd of September Ann and Peter Sansom will run a writing workshop that is open to all at The Wordsworth Trust, Grasmere. Working from classic and contemporary poems as stimulus and example, we will begin a number of our own new poems. All that is needed is a pen and a pad: all inspiration is provided!

If you are planning to attend please let us know:

Places are £25, or £15 unwaged. Pay on the day — by cash or cheque.

If you have any questions, please email us or call 0114 346 3037.

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