01484 951108 office@huddlitfest.org.uk

01484 951108 office@huddlitfest.org.uk

01484 951108 office@huddlitfest.org.uk

Online workshop: Poetry with Kei Miller

£15.00

Sorry, this workshop is now SOLD OUT.  Please take a look at our Events page for other workshops.

Date: Saturday 27 March, 2:30pm-4pm

Venue: Online via Zoom

A poetry masterclass with multi-award-winning poet Kei Miller.

Kei’s poetry workshop will take you through a series of writing and performance exercises to get you thinking about how poetry can come to life on the page and the stage.

Kei Miller was born in Jamaica in 1978. His 2014 collection, The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Zion, won the Forward Prize for Best Collection while his 2017 Novel, Augustown, won the Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature, the Prix Les Afriques, and the Prix Carbet de la Caraïbe et du Tout-Monde. He is also an award-winning essayist. Kei has an MA in Creative Writing from Manchester Metropolitan University and a PhD in English Literature from the University of Glasgow. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.

Kei appears courtesy of Renaissance One.

This event will take place on Zoom and we will email you a link prior to the event. If you haven’t used Zoom before, don’t worry! A guide to using Zoom will be up on our website shortly, along with a date for a free Zoom training session.

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Event Details

Date: March 27, 2021

Start time: 02:30 p.m.

End time: 04:00 p.m.

Venue: Online

Phone: 01484 951108

Email: info@huddlitfest.org.uk

Description

A poetry masterclass with multi-award-winning poet Kei Miller.

Kei Miller was born in Jamaica in 1978 and has written several books across a range of genres. His 2014 collection, The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Zion, won the Forward Prize for Best Collection while his 2017 Novel, Augustown, won the Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature, the Prix Les Afriques, and the Prix Carbet de la Caraïbe et du Tout-Monde. He is also an award-winning essayist. In 2010, the Institute of Jamaica awarded him the Silver Musgrave medal for his contributions to Literature and in 2018 he was awarded the Anthony Sabga medal for Arts & Letters. Kei has an MA in Creative Writing from Manchester Metropolitan University and a PhD in English Literature from the University of Glasgow. He has taught at the Universities of Glasgow, Royal Holloway and Exeter. He is the 2019 Ida Beam Distinguished Visiting Professor to the University of Iowa and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.

Additional information

Date

27 March 2021

Time

2.30-4pm

Cost

£15

Venue

ONLINE

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