2015 promises a lot of great things, one of them new avenues to learn new skills and improve the ones you already have. This is why we at 9jeducation are determined to share every new opportunity we learn about. For those of us who love literature and especially poetry, there is a new opportunity to improve one's poetry skills.
Titi Sonuga, Nigerian/Canadian actress and spoken word poet is organizing a six week poetry workshop for new and intermediate poets. The poetry workshop will happen entirely online for a six week period starting from the 9th of February and will through to march and will teach poets how to find and improve on their unique poetic voices. Here's Titi Sonuga, talking about her journey into Poetry at the TEDxEdmonton event.
Here's some info about the workshop from Titi Sonuga's website.
"Individual poems will go through a peer review process as well as a one on one review by the instructor to provide valuable constructive feedback for each piece. Participants should expect to read the works of various poets and to work diligently on their own writing throughout the course. Each participant will leave the course with up to 6 complete poems ready to be shared on stage or in print."
Dates: February 9 – March 21, 2015. (Writing exercises will be given on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays with a one-on-one/group session on Sundays)
Location: Online (You will be required to register a google plus account if you do not already have one. Course content will be shared on via google drive). You do not need to be in any specific location to register.
To register or get more details, visit http://titilope.ca/put-it-in-a-poem/
Here's some more of Titi's work.