The SWG is pleased to offer an extended
poetry class for beginning to emerging writers. This workshop will be held over the course of four weeks on Saturday afternoons. Registration is
required and class size is limited to 12.
Where: SWG Library in Regina
When: Saturdays 1 pm - 4 pm, January 17 to February 7
Fees: $49.00 + tax
To register please fill out the registration form
and email registrations to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to PO Box
3986, Regina, SK S4P 3R9. Cheques can be sent by mail or phone our
office to pay via credit card.
became a better poet when I finally surrendered to beauty”: Nature, Landscape and Expressions of Beauty
Sometimes our poetry is constrained by the
pressure for our poetry to “mean” something, to meet some artificial measure of
“relevance.” But how do we write about
the deep experience of the way we really do see landscapes, the natural world,
or the beautiful thing that arrests our attention. The class will focus on
writing that explores these experiences, and doing so with precision, attention
to language, and originality, without losing or minimizing the personal.
About Bruce Rice
Poet and editor, Bruce Rice,
lives in Regina. Bruce has published five award-winning poetry collections including
his new book from Coteau, The Trouble With Beautyand a children’s book, Dorothy McMoogle With Kumquat and Bugle (Wild Sage Press). His
first poetry collection, Daniel,
received the prestigious Canadian Author’s Association Award. He has twice been
longlisted for CBC’s Canada Writes competition, was nominated for Saskatchewan
Book of the Year in 2009, and received the P.K. Page Founders Award for the
best poem in Malahat Review in 2013. Another poem from the new book will appear
in Best Canadian Poetry in English 2014.