[sust-mar] There is poetry in the air
Harrison Lewis Centre
HLC at eastlink.ca
Sat Aug 6 13:11:32 EDT 2016
*There is poetry in the air, the ocean, the trees, the rocks…*
*September 9-11: Writing from nature*with award-winning poet,
naturalist, and environmentalist Harry Thurston.
This Friday evening to Sunday afternoon workshop is designed to sharpen
observational skills, the foundation not only of nature writing but of
all good writing. Focus will be on writing about the natural world.
Practical exercises will include the writing of a prose poem – a hybrid
and highly flexible form – taking as subject a natural object from the
environment surrounding the Harrison Lewis Centre on one of the most
protected and beautiful stretches of Nova Scotia’s South Shore.
Participants are asked to submit a short prose piece or small selection
of poems three weeks prior to the workshop date. Workshop gets underway
at 7 pm, Friday, September 9 (harrythurston.ca/).
Enrollment limited to 12 participants.
“The workshop was a great time; Harry Thurston is a Nova Scotian writer
who coincidentally grew up in Harrison Lewis's boyhood home. Check out
Harry Thurston at http://harrythurston.ca/: he's an encyclopedia of
Maritime natural history and literary heritage. It's hard to believe
that there is anywhere where writers feel such a love and deep
historical connection to a place as in Nova Scotia and Harry embodies
that connection.” ( South Shore Nova Scotia
<https://www.crazyguyonabike.com/doc/?o=tS&doc_id=12852&v=3v> by David
“I’ve gone twice before to work on poems and Harry Thurston is a
brilliant facilitator. One (two) of the best poetry workshops I’ve ever
attended. Treat yourself to a creative week-end in a beautiful setting.”
(Open Heart Forgery, Mary Ellen Sullivan)
*Limited enrollment, excellent instruction, great meals, amazing
wilderness coastal setting within a short two-hour drive from Halifax –*
*what more can one ask?*
*Email HLC at eastlink.ca *
*FBook: Harrison Lewis Coastal Discovery Centre*
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