Friday, Apr 7 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Commons Large Room

THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL. You can add your name to the wait list using the registration form.

Work with award-winning poet Lorna Crozier to understand why the world would be a lesser place without poetry, and humans would suffer if poetry were not part of our lives. You’ll also consider the pragmatic: why choose one word over another, how images exert an uncanny power, and how metaphor connects us with the unsaid and the spiritual. You’ll leave with at least one poem and ideas for more. For both experienced poets and those who have simply loved words all your life.

Lorna Crozier is the author of 17 books of poetry and two works of non-fiction. Her most recent book is a collaboration with photographer Ian McAllister, The Wild In You. Crozier is Professor Emeritus at the University of Victoria. She has received a Governor General’s Award, the Canadian Author’s Association Award for Poetry, the National Magazine Award (Gold Medal), the Dorothy Livesay Award, and is a three-time recipient of the Pat Lowther Award. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and an Officer of the Order of Canada. Crozier received the University of Victoria’s Distinguished Professors Award and has received numerous honorary doctorates for her contributions to Canadian Literature. In 2013, Crozier received the B.C. Lieutenant-Governor General’s Lifetime Achievement Award.  

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Materials to bring: Notebook, pen.

Commons (large room) | $30 | Ages 18+ | max. 18 participants