KFB POETRY LAB PRESENTS: CATHERINE GRAHAM "THE SHORT POEM" WORKSHOP SATURDAY MAY 25TH
“Graham's poems are sparely worded but full of evocative images that vividly convey a wide range of emotion, from passion to grief.” —CBC Books
"Master of the short poem." - Kirby
Compression, image, metaphor, voice—there are many routes to the short poem. How does it accomplish so much in a little arena?
In this workshop we’ll explore the elements behind the short poem. Through examples, exercises, discussion and reflection, we’ll explore the landscape of the small. The opportunity to read your drafts will be part of the process.
This workshop is suitable for all levels—from beginner to advanced.
Tuition guarantees your seat. Spaces limited. Register TODAY.
THE SHORT POEM
Saturday May 25th
k | f | b
244 Augusta Ave 2nd Floor (above Bunners)
WORKSHOP FEE $95
CATHERINE GRAHAM is a Toronto-based novelist and poet. Her sixth poetry collection The Celery Forest was named a CBC Best Book of the Year, appears on their Ultimate Canadian Poetry list and was a finalist for the Fred Cogswell Award for Excellence in Poetry. Winner of the Toronto International Festival of Authors’ Poetry NOW competition, her work has appeared in journals and anthologies around the world. Her debut novel Quarry won an Independent Publisher Book Awards Gold Medal for Fiction, “The Very Best!” Book Awards for Best Fiction and was a finalist for the CAA’s Fred Kerner Book Award and 2018 Sarton Women’s Book Award for Contemporary Fiction. She teaches creative writing at the University of Toronto where she won an Excellence in Teaching Award. Her next book Aether: an Out-of-Body Lyric will be published in 2020. Visit her at www.catherinegraham.com. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter @catgrahampoet.