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Writing the Self with Pascale Petit, Masterclass 5/12/23

What are the ways into writing the personal in poetry? How can you make it intimate, playful and inventive for the writer and reader? 

Pascale will guide you to explore how to estrange the personal to make it new, while drawing closer to your truth. You will learn strategies for expanding your sense of self-in-writing by inspiring example poems, and you will use images to help write imaginary and real selves.


Timing and Cost

Start time: 9am UK time // 5pm Perth Australia // 7.30pm Adelaide // 7pm Brisbane //  8pm Sydney // 6.30pm Darwin

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Tuesday 5th December

2.5 hours long

Cost £30 GBP (cost effective exchange via STRIPE)

Maximum 23 people (one screen of participants only)

Online on Zoom

About Pascale Petit

Pascale was born in Paris and lives in Cornwall. She is of French, Welsh, and Indian heritage. Her eighth collection of poetry, Tiger Girl (Bloodaxe, 2020), was shortlisted for the Forward Prize and for Wales Book of the Year. Her seventh, Mama Amazonica (Bloodaxe, 2017), won the inaugural Laurel Prize, the RSL Ondaatje Prize, and was a Poetry Book Society Choice. Four previous collections were shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize. Pascale was a co-founder of The Poetry School, and is a Royal Society of Literature Fellow.

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Dec 05 2023


9:00 am - 11:30 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Dec 05 2023
  • Time: 4:00 am - 6:30 pm




Online (Zoom)
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