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Writing Audio Poetry

19 August @ 18:30 - 20:30

About this event

This workshop is for writers looking to expand their practice, and utilise audio elements such as music, sound effects and soundscapes as part of their poetry. We no longer need fancy equipment in order to record ourselves – most smartphones have great quality audio recording software installed as standard – so why not write poetry that takes advantage of the medium?

This fun and friendly workshop will give you some great ideas on new ways to write and present your work, and give you another way to share your poetry digitally. If you’re keen for a challenge, join poet and workshop leader Leanne Moden for “Writing Audio Poetry”. This workshop is great for writers working at an intermediate level and is suitable for all ages.

By the end of this session, participants should be able to:

  • Write poems that take sound and audio performance as their starting point
  • Consider the use of sound effects and music as part of a performance
  • Use voice, tone, volume and silence to good effect in a poem
  • The session will also help participants introduce audio editing software into their creative practice.

About Leanne Moden

Leanne is a poet and workshop leader from Nottingham. She’s performed at events all over the UK. She was a national finalist at the BBC Edinburgh Fringe Slam and the Camden Roundhouse Slam, and her first full-length poetry show premiered at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2019. As a workshop leader, she’s worked with groups across the UK and Europe. Her first pamphlet, ‘Liaisons’ was published by Stewed Rhubarb Press in 2015, and latest pamphlet was published by Burning Eye Books in July 2020. Leanne’s audio poetry has been showcased at the Brighton Fringe and the Living Record Festival.

Book your place

Tickets cost £12 for NWS Members and £18 for general admission. Book your place, or to find out more about joining NWS, head to our membership page.


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


19 August
18:30 - 20:30
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Nottingham Writers’ Studio
25 Hockley
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 1FH United Kingdom
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