Monday, 21 March 2011

Helena Nelson poetry workshop at Perth Writers Day March 26th

Avoiding the slush pile

Where do you want to see your poems in five years' time? Helena Nelson will introduce ways of planning a strategy, promoting your work and dramatically improving your prospects.

Maximise your chances of succcess with:
• magazines
• competitions
• publishers

Workshop participants are encouraged to bring up to five poems with them, preferably a set they might send in to a magazine.

Helena Nelson is originator and editor of the award-winning HappenStance Press, which specialises in poetry pamphlets. She is also the author of two collections of poetry, the first of which (Starlight on Water, Rialto 2003) was a Jerwood Prize winner.

The workshop takes place in the AK Bell Library's Soutar Theatre from 2.30-4.30pm. Tickets £10 (£7 concessions). Further details here


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