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52e Poetry International Festival Rotterdam

SOLD OUT Poetry Writing Workshop - Safia Elhillo

Date
Tu June 7
18:00 - 21:00
Location
Centrale Bibliotheek Rotterdam
SOLD OUT Poetry Writing Workshop - Safia Elhillo

SOLD OUT Poetry Writing Workshop - Safia Elhillo

Do you write poetry for pleasure and would you like to learn to write better? Then join the writing workshops of Poetry International Festival and Library Rotterdam. On two Sunday afternoons (29 May and 7 June) you will learn what it takes to write a good poem. Poets Dean Bowen and Safia Elhillo will give you the best tips and tricks. 

Dean Bowen is a programmer for Poetry International and a former city poet of Rotterdam. The American poet and word artist Safia Elhillo is festival poet at the Poetry International Festival. Together with fifteen international poets and many Dutch and Rotterdam poets and word artists she performs during the Poetry International Festival that takes place from 10 to 12 June in LantarenVenster and Verhalenhuis Belvédère in Rotterdam. For three days you can enjoy eye-catching poets from all over the world and surprising events where the joy of language splashes from the floor. Poetry that experiments, confronts and inspires in lectures, interviews, them...

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Do you write poetry for pleasure and would you like to learn to write better? Then join the writing workshops of Poetry International Festival and Library Rotterdam. On two Sunday afternoons (29 May and 7 June) you will learn what it takes to write a good poem. Poets Dean Bowen and Safia Elhillo will give you the best tips and tricks. 

Dean Bowen is a programmer for Poetry International and a former city poet of Rotterdam. The American poet and word artist Safia Elhillo is festival poet at the Poetry International Festival. Together with fifteen international poets and many Dutch and Rotterdam poets and word artists she performs during the Poetry International Festival that takes place from 10 to 12 June in LantarenVenster and Verhalenhuis Belvédère in Rotterdam. For three days you can enjoy eye-catching poets from all over the world and surprising events where the joy of language splashes from the floor. Poetry that experiments, confronts and inspires in lectures, interviews, theme specials, films, poetry tours, workshops and more.

Info: 
The workshops can be taken separately, for anyone 18 and older. 
The workshop by Dean Bowen on May 29 will be given in Dutch. 
Safia Elhillo's workshop on June 7 will be in English. 
Duration: 3 hours

 

Pricing

12,50 euro's (= 1 euro fee), Library members 10 euro's (+ 1 euro fee)

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J.E. Jurriaanse
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