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Free poetry workshops in Fremantle, WA

Who writes poetry these days? Aren’t poets just dead guys from the nineteenth century?

There are talented local poets, young and old, reading, writing and publishing their poetry right now – and you can meet them! Get stuck into writing your own poetry with Western Australian poets Caroline Caddy, Scott-Patrick Mitchell, J.P Quinton and A.J. Betts.

Age: Suitable for writers 12 years and up with a genuine interest in writing and an aptitude for creativity.
Where: Fremantle Children’s Literature Centre
When: Monday 26 July 2010. Morning workshop: 10:00-11:30am or Afternoon workshop: 12:30-2:00pm

Book now – places are limited!

Poetry collection available for purchase at the workshop ($24.95 each) – get it signed by a poet! Teachers must accompany students, and can count the session as professional development for WACOT.

For more info, email: admin@fremantlepress.com.au or phone: 08 9430 6331

Author:

Rebecca Newman is a children's writer and poet, and the editor of the Australian children's literary blog, Alphabet Soup. rebeccanewman.net.au.