Masterclass: Using Poetic Language in All Your Writing

Masterclass: Using Poetic Language in All Your Writing

Bringing all genres of writing to life with poetry
  • Joseph Coelho
    Joseph Coelho
Date Tuesday May 30th 2023, 19:00-21:00 BST
Location Online

Poetry is the heart of language. A poetic line that strums the heart strings and leaves you gasping does not just make a good poem, it makes for good writing. Poet, playwright and author, Joseph Coelho will lead a practical session demonstrating all the ways that poetry can bring our writing to life. Drawing on poetic techniques and different poetic forms, Joseph will demonstrate how an understanding and appreciation of how poetry is written can have a huge impact on all mediums from picture books to non-fiction and beyond.

The Masterclass 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.

Online: £35

Concessions: £17.50

As part of our effort to increase participation in the arts, a limited number of half-price concessions are available for this course at checkout. There are a limited number of free subsidised places for those who cannot afford the concession price.

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"These zoom opportunities are really helping to open my world and keep me inspired to write."
— Masterclass participant
"Arvon at Home creates a model to participate in inspirational tutoring for writers, at a distance. The feeling of attending to my writing life in an excellent fashion, and still having a half-day for my work and caring responsibilities at home, felt like a good balance."
— Masterclass participant
"It was an absolutely brilliant session and very very useful. And it made me realise how much I’ve missed this kind of workshop because of having children and family that I can’t leave. Now we’re all in the same boat the online stuff is truly transformative."
— Masterclass participant



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