Newcastle Library Hosts Online Poetry Class
Posted on 07/08/2020

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The Newcastle Library, Newcastle Arts Council, the City of Newcastle and 4Culture proudly present Poetry of Place-Writing Poems that Engage with the Living Environment.

Join us as local award-winning poet Laura Da’ teaches this one hour class on using poetry to explore a sense of place and history through observation of the natural and urban environment. Students can expect to read poems for inspiration, talk through new writing prompts, and leave class with a new poem. The class is open to writers of all ages and experiences.

This online class will be held at 11 a.m. on July 25. Register here by 9 a.m. on July 24 to receive a link to access the virtual class.

After that, use your new-found poetry skills to submit a haiku to our Newcastle Sidewalk Haiku Contest. Additional details will be revealed on July 25!

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