An Introduction to Poetry Writing

Course Name: An Introduction to Poetry Writing
Location / Venue: Aspire Centre
Start Date: 17-Jan-18
Days: Wednesday
Course Code: PAP0CED005
Times: 6:00pm-8:30pm
Weeks: 10
Tuition Fee: £125


WHAT DOES THE SUBJECT INCLUDE?
 
How to write poetry using the following styles: Diamante, Nonet Reverse Nonet, Kyrielle, Pantoum, Terza Rima, Ottava Rima, building up to a Shakespearean Sonnet.

 
WHAT IS THE STRUCTURE OF THE COURSE?
 
Each week, a different style of poetry will be explored, with two weeks remedial poetry workshops during the course.
 
In the final week, we will host our own poetry competition from students’ best work to date. Nationally acclaimed published poet Janet Brown, has offered be the competition judge.

 
IS THIS COURSE FOR ME?
 
Informal and fun!
Don’t worry if you’ve never written a poem in your life, you will surprise yourself.
The aim is to enjoy words and view them in a new refreshing context.

 
WHAT ARE THE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS?
 
None, but a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and home internet access would be advantageous. Aspire computers can be booked, outside of course delivery if required.


HOW DO I APPLY/JOIN THIS COURSE?
 
Phone Gina Harris at the Aspire Centre on 01584811789 or email: g.harris@nsc.ac.uk


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