Women In Poetry

Women In Poetry

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Explore poetry by women with Amelia Loulli

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Persona Power: Surrendering the ‘I’

In this workshop we will explore the work of wonderful women poets who have harnessed the power of persona in their poems. We will spend two hours ‘surrendering the ‘I’’ and playing with voice to see how close we can get to the ‘truth’ in our work. We will consider the theatrics of voice in poetry and ask: what is it we’re doing when we speak through our poems, and who are we speaking to?

About the writer

Amelia Loulli is a poet and writer living in Cumbria. A pamphlet of her poetry is published by Nine Arches Press in Primers Volume Four. In 2021 she was awarded a Debut Poetry Northern Writers' Award, judged by Andrew McMillan for her collection exploring inherited silence and shame in women's trauma. In 2020 she was awarded third prize in the Cafe Writer's Poetry Competition and longlisted for the Women Poets' Prize. Her work has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize three times and has appeared in The Rialto, Ink Sweat and Tears and Butcher’s Dog.

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The workshop will take place via Zoom and last 2 hours. It will be a participatory workshop with a mix of writing exercises and discussion.

The Zoom link will be emailed 24 hours before the event.

Our workshops are open to all and are small, supportive spaces. If you have any questions before booking, please contact Sarah at northernwritersstudio@gmail.com.

Find out more at www.northernwritersstudio.co.uk

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