First Words: Poetry

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Writers Federation of Nova Scotia, 1113 Marginal Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia

The Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia is pleased to offer a session of First Words: Poetry for the winter 2020 season. This section of the nine-week poetry writing course will be led by Shauntay Grant, Alison Smith, and Sue Goyette. This session will be offered on Wednesday evenings (7-9 pm) beginning February 12. As a welcoming space for beginner or emerging writers, First Words: Poetry provides an overview of the craft from several professional perspectives. No prerequisites or pre-existing pieces of writing are necessary for participation in this course.

Aritst Talk with Shauntay Grant and special guest Hope Masike

Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the creative process as storyteller, playwright and award-winning author Shauntay Grant workshops scenes from a new theatrical work-in-progress, and talks about her poetic approach to playwriting. She will be joined by Zimbabwean musician Hope Masike for this very special event. Free Admission.