BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-// Event W14//EN UID:2012051523300002892 BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY: Throwing Soft Bombs: The Making of a Poem LOCATION: State Library of NSW, Jean Garling Ante Room, Level 1, Mitchell Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney DESCRIPTION: Poetic form frees language to perform its other work: re-enchanting the world, transfiguring pain, naming injustice, unseating banality, throwing soft bombs, making semantic jazz - that kind of thing.nnPoet Mark Tredinnick, winner of the 2011 Montreal Poetry Prize, explores the disciplines of beauty entailed in fashioning a poem. Mark walks through drafts of two of his poems, talks through some great twentieth-century poems, and discusses form, technique and voice.n nBring along a poem of your own. Learn some old ideas and new tricks to turn your poems into soft bombs.nnSupported by Pantera Press.nnDuration: 3 hoursnMaximum capacity: 16 participants\n\n\n\nParticipants: Mark Tredinnick\nCost: $85/$75 \nBookings: 9250 1988\nDisabled Access: Yes\nHearing Loop : No DTSTAMP:20120515T233000Z DTSTART:20120515T233000Z DTEND:20120516T023000Z END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR