How I Write: Degna Stone

How I Write: Degna Stone

Q&A and Reading
  • Degna Stone
Date Wednesday November 29th 2023, 19:15 - 20:15 GMT
Location Online

Join us from the comfort of your sofa and listen to writers share their work, the stories behind their work, and invaluable writing advice directly from their own desk (or maybe the kitchen table). And the best part? At the end you get to ask them questions about their words, pick their brains on craft, and learn more about the business of writing.

Degna Stone is a poet and poetry editor based in northeast England. They are a contributing editor at The Rialto and a co-founder of Butcher’s Dog poetry magazine. Their debut full-length collection, Proof of Life on Earth, is available from Nine Arches Press. Their poetry also appears in Ten: Poets of the New Generation (Bloodaxe), Writing Motherhood (Seren), Urban Myths and Legends (The Emma Press), Filigree (Peepal Tree Press), More Fiya: A New Collection of Black British Poetry (Canongate Books), and elsewhere. They received a Northern Writers’ Award for poetry in 2015 and a Hawthornden Fellowship in 2019.

This session will be delivered via Zoom webinar, so you can take the session at your own pace, without the pressure of having your video or camera on. Sessions are also recorded so if you are unable to attend live, you will have access to the recording for a month afterwards.

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I feel much more confident about short stories now! In such a short time I feel I was given such a great overview and the reader/tutor was so generous with their feedback and knowledge.
— How I Write participant
Very lovely. It had an intimate feeling despite it being a Zoom event and all of us being in different places.
— How I Write participant
"What a brilliant reading. It was intimate and moving and very listener friendly. I loved it and will be back for more."
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