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The Secret Life of Poetry
Code: W30  |  Type: Workshops   |  Genres: Poetry
Saturday, May 19 2012 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Ticketed: $85/$75
State Library of NSW, Mitchell Meeting Room 2, Level 1, Mitchell Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney Venue & Transport Info
David Brooks
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The mystery of the line-break, the theory of the image, secrets of free-verse rhythm: these and many other aspects of the contemporary poem at your disposal in a half-day workshop with David Brooks, one of the quiet masters of Australian poetry and one of the most experienced teachers of poetry in the country. Part close textual work, part wide-ranging discussion. Bring two pages of your own work – and your questions!

Supported by Pantera Press.

Duration: 3 hours
Maximum capacity: 16 participants

David Brooks (Australian)

David Brooks is a poet, novelist, short-story writer and essayist. He teaches Australian literature at the University of Sydney and is co-editor of Southerly. His latest work, The Sons of Clovis, is a comprehensive reappraisal of the Ern Malley hoax and a revelation of its French origins.

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