26 May 2022, 5:00pm–6:00pm
02 June 2022, 5:00pm–6:00pm
09 June 2022, 5:00pm–6:00pm
16 June 2022, 5:00pm–6:00pm
Discover how to find and express your poetic voice at this Teen Writing Bootcamp with spoken word artist and author Maxine Beneba Clarke.
Learn how to use emotive language and work in different forms of poetry and uncover techniques to help you develop your own slam poetry style.
The Teen Writing Bootcamp program provides budding teen writers with the opportunity to gain expert advice from great writers and tackle diverse writing styles and genres.
The program engages teens in writing, literature, and publishing with the aim of inspiring, encouraging, and improving literary skills.
All boot camps are open to teens aged 13 to 18 years old from all around Australia. They are free to attend, but require consent from a parent or guardian. Participation in this program will include sharing work created during the program.
Please note: to register for this event you must be available for all four sessions.
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This program has been made possible with the generosity of Serp Hills Foundation and The JTM Foundation.
About Maxine Beneba Clarke
Maxine Beneba Clarke is the author of ten books for adults and children, including the short fiction collection Foreign soil, the memoir The hate race, and the poetry collections Carrying the world. Poetry is her first love.
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