Sat, 21 Sept|
Online Zoom Workshop
Safiya Kamaria Kinshasa - Online Workshop
Derby Poetry Festival is excited to launch our 2024 workshop series, bringing together poetry and creative writing talent from across the country. This year's workshop series is all digital and integrates different types of writing. This workshop will be lead by Safiya Kamaria Kinshasa.
Time & Location
21 Sept 2024, 10:00 – 12:00
Online Zoom Workshop
About the event
Following the 2023 Festival and DPF Poetry Prize, Derby Poetry Festival is excited to launch our 2024 workshop series, bringing together poetry and creative writing talent from across the country.
This year's workshop series is all digital and integrates different types of writing, exploring form, world play and prompts, ideal for established writers and those looking to develop their creative practice.
These two-hour workshops will run monthly alternating between Thursday Evenings and Saturday Mornings, starting on Thursday 22nd February.
Workshops will be capped at 30 participants and we expect high interest, so book now to avoid disappointment.
This workshop will be lead by Safiya Kamaria Kinshasa - Saturday 21st September 2024 2024 10:00am - 12:00pm.
Safiya Kamaria Kinshasa is a British born Barbadian raised choreopoet and PhD student in Cultural Studies. Her interdisciplinary art braids dance and poetry.
Safiya is an Obsidian Foundation alumni and an Apples & Snakes/ Jerwood Arts Poetry in Performance recipient. Her work has appeared in a variety of journals including Poetry London, Poetry Review, Wasafiri and The Caribbean Writer.
Her debut poetry collection Cane, Corn & Gully (Out-Spoken Press) arrived in November 2022. Cane, Corn & Gully was shortlisted for the Rathbones Folio Prize 2023 and the Felix Dennis Forward Prize for Best First Collection 2023. It won Barbados’ Gine On People’s Choice Book of The Year Award 2023.
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Safiya Kamaria Kinsha WorkshopSale ends: 21 Sept, 08:00
21 Sept, 08:00
Safiya Kamaria Kinshasa - DPF Digital Workshop (Zoom)Price£20.00