Look Deeper: Social Justice Poetry and Spoken Word Workshop – REGINA

Thursday, February 11th, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Regina Public Library, Meeting Room #1

Facilitator: Gerald Hill, Saskatchewan Poet Laureate 2015-16

This no-charge workshop offers Saskatchewan residents at any level of writing an opportunity to learn about poetry and spoken word techniques in an open, supportive environment. Participants will write and/or receive constructive feedback on poems related to social justice on the themes of health, food, education, and conflict.

This workshop is a part of the Look Deeper campaign, encouraging Saskatchewan people to look deeper at the root causes of social justice issues, and to inspire people to use creativity to make a difference.  Deadline to submit pieces for SCIC’s Look Deeper Call for Submissions is February 29, 2016.

This workshop is offered through a partnership between the Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild, the Regina Public Library and the Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation (SCIC).

How to participate:

  1. Register online at reginalibrary.ca/events or call 306-777-6000. Participation is free! But registration is required and space is limited. Deadline February 10th.
  2. If you have a poem you’re working on, email a copy (typed, no longer than 1 page in length) to programs@skwriter.com with the subject “Look Deeper” by February 10th at 12:00 noon.

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