Workshop

Exploring Voices in your Poetry with Laura Scott

Saturday 2 May
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall
10am - 3pm
£55 / £45 conc

How can we draw inspiration from the work of other artists we admire, and what does this do to our own poetic voice?

Join Laura Scott, author of So Many Rooms, as she shares techniques and approaches for crafting original poems which inhabit new voices, characters and spaces. Through informal group discussion and writing exercises, this day-long workshop is an excellent choice for new writers in search of their unique voice, or for more experienced writers hoping to make their poems speak in brave new ways.

‘Scott’s fine formal control and her mesmerising shifts of imagery underpin poems of sensual intelligence, thoughtfulness and poetic beauty.’ – Sasha Dugdale

‘Her lyricism is like shot silk – it ripples with light’ – Kate Kellaway, Guardian

Bursary places

One bursary place is available for this workshop. Click here to apply >>


About Laura

Laura Scott was born in London and now lives in Norwich. Her pamphlet, What I Saw, won the Michael Marks Prize in 2014, and in 2015 she won the Geoffrey Dearmer Prize. Her poems have appeared in various magazines including PN Review, Oxford Poetry and Poetry Review, and a selection of her work was featured in Carcanet’s New Poetries VII in 2018. Her debut collection, So Many Rooms, was published in 2019 by Carcanet, and was the Guardian’s Poetry Book of the Month.

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May 2, 2020 10:00 am May 2, 2020 10:00 am Europe/London Exploring Voices in your Poetry with Laura Scott Writers' Centre Norwich –

How can we draw inspiration from the work of other artists we admire, and what does this do to our own poetic voice? Join Laura Scott, author of So Many Rooms, as she shares techniques and approaches for crafting original poems which inhabit new voices, characters and spaces. Through informal group discussion and writing exercises, […]

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