What keeps us together when we are so far apart? How do we stay connected with our bodies, with nature, with loved ones and the world when we are required to keep a distance?
Join us at the City Library for a series of engaging workshops with Poet in Residence Emelia Haskey. Emelia will allow you to engage and discover the beauty of poetry by exploring ideas of togetherness and connection with a range of fun activities, thoughtful prompts and mindful discussions. These workshops are free and accessible for poetry-curious, budding poets and experienced poets alike. All are welcome to join and explore a shared loved of the spoken and written word.
Bookings required for workshops and the poetry slam.
No bookings required to participate in the poetry project (22 May).
All sessions at:
Level 3, Rundle Place, Rundle Mall
Adelaide SA 5000
Saturday 1 May, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Workshop: Not your Grandma’s Poetry
Join us at the City Library for the first in a series of workshops with Poet in Residence Emelia Haskey. Explore what it means to connect through poetry with a series of games and prompts designed to get you thinking and writing. All are welcome.
Wednesday 5 May, 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Workshop: Playing with Poetry
This week in our poetry workshop, you will examine literature and experiment with wordplay to create fun individual and group poetry.
Saturday 8 May, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Poetry Workshop: Bodies of Work
How has our relationship with our bodies changed since the pandemic? In this workshop, you will explore connections with your body – healthy, sick, vaccinated or otherwise – and how this has evolved.
Wednesday 12 May, 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Workshop: Poetry in a Plague Year
In our final workshop at City Library, Poet in Residence Emelia Haskey will lead activities and discussions on personal experiences of the pandemic. You will then have the opportunity to present some slam poetry to the group in preparation for a slam poetry performance.
Saturday 22 May, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Jump in and contribute to a collaborate poem with our Poet in Residence Emelia Haskey! No bookings required.
Friday 4 June, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Pandemic Poetry Slam
Join us at the City Library for this pandemic poetry slam, where budding poets will perform their poetry with Poet in Residence Emelia Haskey.