For those of you with a poetic bent, here is news of a series of workshops to be held in Vancouver, BC. One of the workshops is to be led by our own Bernice Lever (pictured here, performing at Summer Dream Literary Festival).
Here's the press release:
New! Coming in the fall of 2008, The World Poetry Workshop Series:
Dear World Poetry Members and poetry supporters:
With your help and support, World Poetry is about to achieve a long-standing dream: a Poetry Workshop Series, to be held at the Alliance for Arts and Culture, Suite 100-938 Howe, Vancouver, starting at the end of this coming September.
Workshops dates: Saturday, September 27, 3-4:30 pm. October 25, 3-4:30 pm, November 22, 3-4:30 pm.
The World Poetry Workshop team and committee are headed by Diego Bastianutti, Bernice Lever, Addena Sumter-Freitag, Ariadne Sawyer, and Alejandro Mujica-Olea. We will do our best to provide you with high-quality interactive workshops that are also fun, all aimed at satisfying your interests and requirements as poets.
The "How To" series A: 90 minute workshops:
Costs: $25.00 per person, $20.00 for World Poetry card members.
Famous Poet Series. 90 minutes: $15.00 per person, $10.00 for World Poetry members.
Thank you for your help in this exciting project! We are building for the future.
Ariadne Sawyer and the World Poetry Workshop Team:
Alejandro Mujica-Olea, Bernice Lever,
Addena Sumter Freitag and Diego Bastianutti
To find out more, contact Ariadne at