Poetry: Deep Reading For Better Writing With Lisa Brockwell


Reading poems deeply is a sure-fire way to write better poems. In this workshop we will read a selection of great poems closely, to see what makes them tick and to enjoy what they can do. For all skill levels, from published poets to those just starting out.

Lisa Brockwell lives on a rural property near Byron Bay with her husband and young son.  She was runner-up in the University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor’s International Poetry Prize in 2015, and has been shortlisted for the Australian Catholic University, Newcastle, Montreal International and Bridport Poetry Prizes. Her poems have been published in The SpectatorAustralian Love Poems, The Canberra Times and Best Australian Poems.

When: Saturday 6 April, 10am – 4pm
Where: Byron Writers Festival Office, Level 1 – 28 Jonson St, Byron Bay
Tickets:  $115 General / $95 Members