I have two pieces in the gorgeous Rialto this month, issue 68
Sutton Council and Spread the Word, with support from Arts Council England are running a series of really low cost or free writing workshops for locals culminating in a showcase on 25th of March hosted by Baden Prince
My workshop is ‘Writing Sutton’ is 2.30 in 7th March: Cities are filled with stories, drama, conflict and mystery. They can provide us with endless inspiration for writing.
To book call 0208 770 6690
Join us for FREE Poetry and Storytelling on Valentine’s Day , 2pm prompt start Culpeper Community Garden, 1 Cloudesley Road London N1 0EG Cath Drake is an award-winning journalist and has published poems in anthologies in the UK, US and her native Australia. She also runs creative writing workshops focusing on freeing up writing and creativity, and regularly performs her work in London. Rachel Rose Reid Twisting myth and legend through urban eyes, award-winning storyteller Rachel Rose Reid’s has appeared throughout America and Europe. She is the Curator of Tales for Bedtime Storynights at 40 Winks. www.rachelrosereid.com Heather Taylor is a writer, filmmaker, performer and general mischief maker who likes to experiment mixing creativity, technology and social media. You can see more of her work on www.heathertaylor.co.uk. Naomi Woddis is a poet and photographer. She is Poet in Residence at Culpeper Community Garden, Islington. Read some of her work at Poetry Mosaic (http://poetrymosaic.wordpress.com) and Moments of Chaos and Nostalgia (http://momentsofchaosandnostalgia.wordpress.com/)
TAPPING THE TREND (Spread the Word, in conjunction with The Literary Consultancy)
I’ll be contributing to this fab event SAturday 13th February 2010, after talking part in the super-turbo 24 Hour Book project last year…..
Internet and digital technology are transforming traditional publishing and online ‘arenas’ are offering writers new ways of creating literature and new routes for reaching audiences. How do writers orientatethemselves in this changing landscape?
Chaired by Guardian Books’ Editor Claire Armitstead with Ian Jack, Sara Lloyd from Macmillan Publishers and Jason Pegler from Chipmunka Publishing, including examples of digital work by Kate Pullinger and commissions by Spread the Word: Open Notebooks and the 24 Hour Book.
Saturday 13 February 1pm – 5.45pm
Free Word Centre, 60 Farringdon Road, London EC1R 3GA