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What Lies Ahead: Creative Age Readings & Writing Workshops with Penn Kemp

London Creative Age Network

Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)

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What Lies Ahead

Spring Readings and Workshops

Curated and Introduced by Penn Kemp,

Writer in Residence, Creative Age Festival London

FREE. Register by phone 519 661.5122

Throughout May, four readings/workshops from several of Canada’s most rousing poets at Landon Library London Ontario will encourage you to step into creatively aging through their inspiration. Each reading is followed by a workshop to explore your own writing in whatever form it takes. Spring is the time for new beginnings: what springs to mind for you?


FREE. Register by phone 519 661.5122, on-line or in person at any Library branch. Phone registration starts April 16th 2015. The events are downstairs @Landon Library,167 Wortley Rd. London N6C 3P6.

 

May 9: Patricia Keeney*

May 23: Sheri-D Wilson*

May 30th: Sandy Ross

 

 

May 9 ~ 10am to noon
Patricia Keeney is a writer, critic and Professor of Creative Writing at York University, with poetry translated into many languages, and a novelist too.
Penn Kemp is an inspiring workshop presenter, poet, playwright, performer, activist and London’s inaugural poet laureate. www.mytown.ca/pennkemp.
Workshop Description:
After discussing Pat's process of creating, the group will consider a big change point in their lives, free-associating both feelings and a central image, and then writing to be shared and fashioned into poems.

May 23 ~ 10am to noon

Sheri-D Wilson, mama of dada, is an internationally known Spoken Word Artist who believes in social change through personal transformation.

Workshop Description:
Dance of Words ~ prepare for something new in the realm of Spoken Word. We will write, think, and play. We will enter an introspective space to contemplate and curve through writing exercises, and voice our ideas.


May 30th ~ 10am to noon

Sandy Ross is a dynamic wordsmith and instructor. Among her other writing projects, she thoroughly enjoys facilitating monthly Storytelling Your Life workshops with older adults.

Workshop Description:

Storytelling Your Life ~ Sandy uses her gift as a creative spark to inspire your story well told. She will work closely with workshop participants as they develop their personal writings and readings.


June 6 – 10:30noon. Penn Kemp is an inspiring workshop presenter, poet, playwright, performer, activist and London’s inaugural poet laureate. www.mytown.ca/pennkemp.
Workshop Description:After reading from some plays, Penn will lead us in exploring and developing characters through sound and image. In allowing our Muses to speak through us we’ll be surprised at the unfolding process of new writing. 



*Sponsored by:
London Public Library, the *Canada Arts Council and *League of Canadian Poets






Have questions about What Lies Ahead: Creative Age Readings & Writing Workshops with Penn Kemp? Contact London Creative Age Network

When & Where


London Public Library Landon Branch
167 Wortley Road
London, ON N6C 3P6
Canada

Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)


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