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Poetry Workshop: Giving Place a Voice

With Elizabeth Lewis Williams

Friday 24 May, 11.00am

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

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Tickets: £25.00 - £35.00

‘Who’s this moving alive over the moor?’ 

How do you give a place a voice? In this relaxed poetry workshop, you will consider the spirit of place and how the landscapes and settlements deeply etched in our minds can be given a voice to speak. How might new voices harness poetry to represent these places anew?

 

Biography

Elizabeth Lewis Williams is a Norwich-based poet and teacher. She is an advocate for the importance of writing and storytelling in education. After many years spent teaching in schools, she completed an MA, followed by a PhD, in Creative Writing at the UEA. Her first book, Deception Island, gave rise to an immersive installation in a replica Antarctic hut. It was shortlisted for East Anglian book of the year in 2022. Her second book, Erebus, was published in October 2022.  She is currently working on a book of creative non-fiction about ways of journeying to the Antarctic.

Important information

Venue: National Centre for Writing , Dragon Hall

Duration: 2hrs

Tickets

Tickets: £35.00

Concessions: £25 for D/deaf or disabled, Full-time students, Go 4Less cardholders and Jobseekers

Essential Companions: Any audience member requiring an essential carer/companion can get one free ticket. Relevant discounts or concessions still apply to the paid ticket.

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Friday

24 May

11:00 am

£25.00 - £35.00

City of Literature is a Norfolk & Norwich Festival and National Centre for Writing presentation, programmed by the National Centre for Writing.

 

Masthead image: Elizabeth Lewis Williams

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