In this interactive workshop, budding poets of all ages are invited to consider the elements that give rise to poetry’s profound capacity for creative expression. Meera Atkinson examines metaphor, metre, imagery, rhythm, structure and the role of affect. Whether you take baby steps or giant leaps, this inspiring exploration of poetry and musical lyrics aims to help you find your unique voice.

Meera Atkinson (Australian)

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Meera Atkinson is a Sydney-based literary writer, academic, and sessional creative writing teacher at the University of Sydney. Traumata, (creative nonfiction) is forthcoming on UQP in April 2018, and her monograph, The Poetics of Intergenerational Trauma, was published by Bloomsbury Academic in 2017.