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Writing public poetry out of private chaos

GENRE: Poetry
The Hurst

Poets write out of their personal chaos – the preoccupations that arise from their lives and
relationships. But can private experience be poetically shaped to connect with a wider audience? Can we draw on the personal to create work that is publicly engaged?
Drawing on concepts such as vision and inspiration, and poetic forms and approaches including ballads and confessionalism, we will explore ways to bear witness to our lives and times.

Single room price: £760
Shared room price: £710

Grants are available to help with the course fee
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