Quick Crime: Poetry with Jenny Blackford
Writing about crime isn't always easy. Writing poetry isn't always easy. Writing crime-poetry is hard!
Luckily, we have award-winning poet and author Jenny Blackford on board to teach you how to write great crime-poetry in under 60 lines.
In this 2 hour Zoom workshop, you will learn the tips and tricks of an expert.
Make sure you have a cup of tea (or coffee or shaken, but not stirred martini), a good internet connection and some not-so-innocent ideas and settle in!
Every participant gets one (1) free entry into the 2020 Thunderbolt Prize for Crime Writing. Just write: short story workshop on your entry form.
Stuff you need to know...
This is an online workshop
When: June 20, 10-12
Where: wherever you you have internet!
Cost: $50 for NEWC members
$65 for on-members
Workshop includes ONE (1) free entry into the 2020 Thunderbolt Prize for Crime Writing
About Jenny Blackford:
Jenny Blackford lives in Newcastle, Australia. Her poems and stories have appeared in Australian Poetry Journal, Westerly, Going Down Swinging, The Pedestal Magazine and more. Her poetry prizes include first place in the Thunderbolt Prize for Crime Poetry 2017, the Connemara Mussel Festival Poetry Competition 2016 and the Humorous Verse section of the Henry Lawson awards in 2014 and 2017. Pitt Street Poetry published an illustrated pamphlet of her cat poems, The Duties of a Cat, in 2013, and her first full-length book of poetry, The Loyalty of Chickens, in 2017. Her new collection from Pitt Street Poetry is The Alpaca Cantos. She won two prizes in the 2016 Sisters in Crime Australia Scarlet Stiletto awards for a murder mystery set in classical Delphi, with water nymphs. Eagle Books published her spidery, ghostly middle-grade mystery The Girl in the Mirror in October 2019. She is jennyblackford on Facebook and @dutiesofacat on Twitter. www.jennyblackford.com.