Creative Writing Online Workshop with spoken word artist, poet, and publisher Anthony Anaxagorou
About this Event
In this online workshop, you will look at ways you can construct images in poetry to have them work as symbols and signifiers. You will be looking at the role logic plays in poetry, and how to shape your ideas in a non-linear way. A masterclass in craft with one of Britain's most celebrated poets, T.S Eliot Award-shortlisted and Guardian Book of the Year recipient, Anthony Anaxagorou.
The workshop is part of MIXTAPE interdisciplinary literature online platform.
19 November - 19 December, 2020
Curated by Maria A. Ioannou.
Produced by Marios Psaras.
Organised by the Cyprus High Commission - Cultural Section,
in partnership with SARDAM interdisciplinarty literature festival.
Anthony Anaxagorou is a British-born Cypriot poet, fiction writer, essayist, publisher and poetry educator. His poetry has been published in POETRY, The Poetry Review, Poetry London, New Statesman, Granta, and elsewhere. His work has also appeared on BBC Newsnight, BBC Radio 4, ITV, Vice UK, Channel 4 and Sky Arts.
His second collection “After the Formalities” published with Penned in the Margins is a Poetry Book Society recommendation and was shortlisted for the 2019 T.S Eliot Prize. It was also a Telegraph and Guardian poetry book of the year.
He was awarded the 2019 H-100 Award for writing and publishing, and the 2015 Groucho Maverick Award for his poetry and fiction. In 2019 he was made an honorary fellow of the University of Roehampton. Anthony is artistic director of Out-Spoken, a monthly poetry and music night held at London’s Southbank Centre, and publisher of Out-Spoken Press.