Poetry workshop with Brandon Wint:
An Exploration of Established, Celebrated Contemporary Poets
In this communal, rigorous and expansive workshop, celebrated Canadian poet and spoken word artist Brandon Wint will share the fundamental ideas that guide his practice and exploration as a writer. Beyond this, participants will be asked to consider the expansive human and spiritual potential of poetry by reading and discussing poems by established, celebrated contemporary poets. The workshop will offer its participants new strategies for how to write honest, evocative and emotionally-satisfying poetry, while also broadening the collective sense of what poetry can be, and what it can do.
You can sign up for all 4 or as many as you can at our eventbrite below for $10 each + fees & GST. For the best results, it is suggested to come to all 4! Every $10 fee includes $7 Food Voucher at the Carrot Coffeehouse for use that evening.
Workshops will be at the Carrot Community Arts Coffeehouse - 9351 118 ave
November 22 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm
November 29 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm
December 6 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm
December 13 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm
ONLY 10 Spots per workshop!
BRANDON WINT is a poet, spoken word artist and teacher who is devoted to the articulation of the beauty within the human condition. His intricately-rendered performance pieces present a passionate, sincere and whimsical version of humanity. His writing, performance, and pedagogical approach all affirm, in their different ways, that there is beauty to be found in the struggle, and solace to be found in sincerity-of-spirit. He is an artist who uses poetry to harness empathy within himself, and have each of his words, deeds, creations and performances reflect that empathy unambiguously. He is a two-time national champion slam poet, a nationally published writer, as well as arts-educator and curator of artistic events.