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Poetry Workshop

Poetry Workshop

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Whether you're a poet in waiting or a published poet looking for opportunities to hone your craft, this workshop is for you. Learn new skills in writing and performance with established Brighton-based poets Roy McFarlane and AFLO. the poet, network with other poets and build your writing community. For those who want to, there's the chance to perform your work in the evening at the Poetry Cafe.

Friday 21 June | 4.30-6.30pm
Brighton University City Campus, Grand Parade, BN2 0JY 

FREE ENTRY to the Poetry Cafe with tickets to this event

Roy McFarlane was born in Birmingham to Jamaican parents and now lives in Brighton. He has held the roles of Birmingham’s Poet Laureate, Starbucks’ Poet in Residence and Canal Laureate. His debut poetry collection, Beginning With Your Last Breath (2016) was followed by The Healing Next Time (2018), which was nominated for the Ted Hughes Award and Jhalak Prize. He is the editor of Celebrate Wha? Ten Black British Poets From The Midlands (2011).

AFLO. the poet is an award-winning Brighton-based spoken word artist, activist and academic who brings her life experiences to bear in spoken word performances aimed at disrupting the status quo and inspiring social change. Influenced by hip-hop from a young age, she uses poetry as a vehicle to address topics like racism and mental health. AFLO. is currently an in-house artist for Brighton Dome. 

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