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An Introduction to Experimental Poetry: An Overview of Different Practices

20 January @ 18:30 - 20:30

About this event

As an introduction to experimental poetry writing, this one-off two-hour workshop will provide an overview of different experimental poetry practices, including: visual and concrete poetry, sound poetry, pangrammatic poetry, palindromes and anagram poetry, conceptual poetry and various other experiments championed by the Oulipians.



Throughout this course you will…

  • Understand the context and history behind each of these experiments, and investigate what the value of experimental poetry is (have you ever thought why you would write a palindrome?).
  • Explore the work of contemporary experimental poets, and understand where writers can get their experimental poetry published today.
  • Explore new kinds of poetry you might not have experienced before, dismantling the idea that the only type of poetry is verse on a page.
  • Be inspired to try new poetic experiments you may not yet have encountered, discover the history of experimental writing, and leave equipped with the knowledge needed to publish your experimental poetry today.



About Teo Eve…

Teo is a poet based between Nottingham and London. Teo ran the Writing Notts workshop series in 2021, inviting participants to respond to the city and county through poetry. This workshop series culminated in the publication of the ‘Writing Notts 2021’ anthology, which includes a range of free verse, formal, and experimental poetry. Teo’s debut collection of experimental poetry, THE OX HOUSE, is forthcoming from Penteract Press in 2021.



Book your place…




This workshop will be delivered online via Zoom. A link with access instructions will be emailed to you shortly before the workshop is due to start. If you have any questions about using Zoom, please email us at admin@nottinghamwritersstudio.co.uk


20 January
18:30 - 20:30
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