Micro Poetry & Text Art

Join Andrew Shaw for an evening of text art and minimalist poetry!

Thu, 29 Apr 2021
6:30PM - 8:30PM
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About this Event
Small poems are often overlooked, but always ignite an appreciation of the form whilst encouraging new writing habits in new and established writers.

Join Andrew Shaw for a 2-hour poetry session where you will explore concepts, the process of distillation and sequencing of minimalist poetry. Examine your own methods, experiment with your own themes and poetic totems whilst having a deliverable piece by the end of the session.

Throughout this 2 hour session, you will...
Explore the ‘best ofs’ from established writers
Discuss themes that can provide sequential minimalist work
Write your own piece during the two-hour timeframe
Discover the art of 'cutting the crap' which is an element of writing that can trouble many writers.
About Andrew Shaw
Andrew Shaw was raised in Nottingham and was first published in Poetry Nottingham International. Since then he worked as the poet in residence at the Swan Theatre in Worcester. For 14 years, he lived in New Zealand the USA, working as an editor in chief, creative writer, artist and satirist. He is widely published in literary journals and has a number of chapbooks and full-length collections.

Book your place
Tickets cost £13 for NWS members and £16 for general admission. Book your place, or to find out more about joining NWS, head to our membership page.

This workshop will be delivered online via Zoom. Zoom is a cloud-based video conferencing service you can use to virtually meet with others - either by video or audio-only or both. A link will be sent out shortly before the workshop starts to the email address you enter at the time of booking.



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Nottingham Writers' Studio

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