Emerging Older Voices with Sarah Temporal
This introductory workshop invites all older emerging voices to explore the writing and performance craft of live poetry. Create and share your own poem in a supportive online environment, with innovative techniques derived from the dynamic form of spoken-word. Led by award-winning poet and educator Sarah Temporal, workshop facilitator for Gran Slam 2020 and founder of Poets Out Loud.
Access the workshop
The workshop will be held live online via Zoom . You'll receive the workshop access link to your email inbox a few days prior to the event.
Date: Wed 4 August
Time: 7-9pm AEST (duration 120 minutes)
Poet: Sarah Temporal
Cost: suggested $10.00 donation (with funds supporting Poetry Month and Red Room Poetry)
Bookings: Essential (limited to 25 places)
All seniors 65+ are welcome to attend
About our host
Sarah Temporal is a prize-winning performance poet, writer and educator. Her work has been published in the Australian Poetry Anthology and was Highly Commended in the XYZ Prize for Innovation in Spoken Word. Sarah runs Poets Out Loud, a community arts initiative based in the Northern Rivers NSW, and is currently developing her debut poetry collection.
Do I need to turn my video on?
We'd love to see your faces to make this a more interactive session. However, you are more than welcome to turn off your video if you prefer!
Will my microphone be on?
Your microphone will be muted on joining the workshop, but you can use the live chat feature to communicate with Eunice and the other participants during the session.
Can I ask questions throughout?
There will be opportunities to ask questions throughout the session via the live chat. Your mic may also be unmuted from time-to-time if you wish to speak.
If you have any issues accessing the workshop, please make sure you have joined via the link provided to your inbox on the day. If you have any further problems, please contact Amelia at firstname.lastname@example.org and she will do her best to assist.
This workshop is presented by Red Room Poetry as part of Poetry Month (1-31 August 2021). with support from the Australian Council for the Arts, Create NSW, Copyright Agency Cultural Fund and the City of Sydney. Poetry Month is a new initiative designed to increase the profile of Australian poetry, poets and publishers.