Poetry Workshop

Poetry Workshop

TO BE FACILITATED BY PROFESSOR UNOMA AZUAH

This is to announce a series of FREE poetry workshops across the country to be facilitated by the Poetry Editor of www.sentinelnigeria.org, Unoma Azuah professor of Creative Writing at Lane College, on the “Technique and Critical Appraisal of Poetry….” She will be assisted by Dr. Lindsey Green-Simms of Duke University, who
will facilitate on the related topic of “Poetry and Poetics: A Reading of Classics.

Sub-themes of the workshop will include –
• A : Elements of Poetry
• B : Practicing Poetry
• C : Pattern By Eye: Objects
• D : Layering Patterns
• E : Problems of Poetry

The Workshop, made FREE by our partners and co-hosts, will be held in
the following towns –
• Asaba – May 15th
• Lagos – June 5th
• Abuja –June 18th
• Kaduna – June 26th
Interested participants should register by sending an email indicating in which towns they would be attending the workshop. Writer’s groups may also inquire about group attendance via email to nzeifedigbo@yahoo.com {Subject “Attn: Poetry Workshop”}

Following the workshops, Professor Azuah has graciously accepted to edit submitted poetry manuscripts for a one-off assessment fee of N2,000 {for each Poetry collection}. She will make a selection from these poems for the maiden “Sentinel Nigeria Poetry Digest” to be published in August 2010.



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