‘Writing the River Within’ is a poetry workshop that explores our relationship with nature. It nurtures and invigorates the creative river within each of us, and is suitable for creatives of all types. Experiment with poetic form and techniques and find your creative flow with a powerful writing meditation, and a good dose of poetry medicine.
Presented by: Southern Forest Arts
Facilitator: Miranda Aitken
Date: Saturday 24th July
Venue: Northcliffe Meeting Space (Northcliffe Info & Visitor Centre)
Number of places: 15
Catering: Morning tea will be provided. Please contact Southern Forest Arts if you have any specific dietary needs.
What to Bring: Basic writing materials – paper, pencil/pen
Payment: Payment must be received by June 23rd 2021 to secure your place.
Membership: The workshop fee includes membership of Southern Forest Arts. We’ll email a form to you once your payment has been processed.
Miranda Aitken is a poet and singer songwriter who grew up on the Warren River. Her poetry and creative non-fiction has been published in several journals and anthologies. In 2020 she performed at the Nannup Music Festival with her band, The Moody Cows, and she is songwriter and choir leader for the amazing Nannas For Native Forest. She has co-facilitated poetry workshops at the Origins Buddhist Centre in Balingup, and is now running poetry courses in her home town of Margaret River. Her work often expresses a deep connection to place, in particular our formative landscapes, and she writes the river as a motif of the life journey.
Jinni Wilson. Check out her website https://earthseastar.com/
CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICY
- If a participant cancels outside of two weeks before the start of the workshop and has paid the full amount of the workshop, the payment will be refunded minus a $20 processing fee.
- If a participant cancels within two weeks of the first day of the workshop and has paid the full amount there will be no refund.
- If extenuating circumstances occur such as an emergency, death, or tragedy, the SFA committee will review a request for full refund.
- If the workshop is cancelled by Southern Forest Arts, a full refund will be given
THANKS FOR SUPPORTING ARTISTIC AND CULTURAL VITALITY IN THE SOUTHERN FORESTS AND VALLEYS REGION