BATTLE RIVER WRITING CENTRE PRESENTS
Poetry Workshop with award-winning Indigenous author, Wayne Arthurson.
VENUE: Wahkohtowin Lodge, https://cloudfront.ualberta.ca/-/media/augustana/aso/wahkohtowin11by17-v2-lowres.pdf
Augustana Campus, University of Alberta. 4901 46 Ave., Camrose
April is Poetry Month in Canada: in collaboration with Aboriginal Student Centre, Augustana and the Canadian League of Poets National Poetry Month http://poets.ca/npm/
A region-wide poetry workshop led by award winning
Indigenous Alberta author, Wayne Arthurson who was Writers’ Guild of Alberta Writer in Residence for the Winter 2019 Writing Retreat at Banff Centre. Bio to follow.
TIME: 9:30 a.m. Prayers with Indigenous Elder
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Workshop
WORKSHOP THEME and APPROACH: From Story to Poem.
Bring a favourite short story from which you will create a poem.
There will be opportunity to work from a story written by Workshop Leader, Wayne Arthurson as well as
Opportunity to present the poem you create (either fresh, or from the story you bring)
Bring your creativity along with whatever form you like to use in writing.
PARTICIPANT NUMBER: The workshop is limited to 20 participants.
REGISTRATION: $60.00 (includes registration fee and breaks)
Fee payable to Battle River Writing Centre by April 15, 2019. Box 1581, Camrose, Alberta T4V 1X4.
FOR INFORMATION: Tel: 780/672-9315. E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please send a brief bio-sketch of yourself including what you hope to accomplish in this workshop.