Online Workshop Poetry and the Body
Award-winning poet Joelle Taylor hosed a masterclass on poetry as it relates to the body.
While considering poetry that focuses on the idea of a body (as both imagined and real), participants had the opportunity to generate new approaches and fresh perspectives in their own writing.
The masterclass was be delivered via Zoom.
Joelle Taylor is an award-winning poet and author who recently completed a world tour with her latest collection, Songs My Enemy Taught Me. She founded SLAMbassadors, the UK national youth poetry slam championships, as well as the international spoken-word project Borderlines. She is widely anthologised and the author of 3 collections of poetry, and is currently completing her debut collection of inter-connecting short stories The Night Alphabet. Her new spoken word theatre show and book CUNTO was the subject of the Radio 4 arts documentary Butch and was published in June 2021. She is a co-curator and host of Out-Spoken Live, currently resident at the Southbank Centre, and the incoming editor of Out-Spoken Press. She can be reached at www.joelletaylor.co.uk