Online: Poetry Clinic

Writers Victoria

Event Date: 
21 February 2018
Author / Presenters: 
Terry Jaensch

You'll submit poems of up to 60 lines over five monthly submissions. Develop your poet's voice and learn the key elements of successful poetry through this fully online writing group.
Submissions due: Wednesdays 21 February, 21 March, 18 April, 23 May, 20 June
You will learn
the central place of metaphor in poetry
exposure to poetic forms
about poetic cadence and rhythm
about working through poetic problem spots
a range of poetic devices and elements.
About Terry Jaensch
Terry Jaensch is an Australian poet, director and monologist. His first book of poetry, ‘Buoy’, was shortlisted for the Fellowship of Australian Writers’ Anne Elder Award. He has worked as a Writer-in-Community, Poetry Editor of ‘Cordite’, Artist-in-Residence, dramaturge, Director of the 2005 Emerging Writers’ Festival, poetry teacher and more. His latest volume of poetry is ‘Shark’.
Read more about our other online courses, digital intensives, clinics and webinars:
Online: Beginners Short Story Clinic, Wednesday 7 February
Online: Digital Fantasy Novel Intensive, 15 January
Online: Intermediate Short Story Clinic, 7 February
Online: Advanced Short Story Clinic, 21 February
Online: How to Write… about your work, 19 March
Online: Storytelling for Social Change, 15 May
Online: Digital Memoir Intensive, 12 June