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    The Practice of Poetry

    by Phil - 0 Comment(s)

    Poetry is a mysterious beast that does something different for every person that discovers its magic. Whatever you want poetry to be, there it is, already waiting for you to make it your own. Also waiting for you, next Thursday at Fish Creek, is an award-winning writer who currently teaches at the University of Victoria – Madeline Sonik, for a fun exercise-based workshop. Whether you're already a poet or aspire to be one, this workshop will show you the fundamental tricks of the writer's trade…

    Thursday, June 21

    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Third floor - Meeting room


    Madeline Sonik is an eclectic, award-winning writer and anthologist whose fiction, poetry and creative non-fiction have appeared in literary journals internationally. Her published book-length works include a novel, Arms, a collection of short fiction, Drying the Bones, a children’s novel, Belinda and the Dustbunnys, a poetry collection, Stone Sightings, and a book of personal essays, Afflictions & Departures, which was recently nominated for the BC National Award for Canadian Non-fiction and was a finalist for The Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-fiction. Her new poetry collection, The Book of Changes, has just been released. She holds an MA in Journalism, an MFA in Creative Writing, and a PhD in Education and currently teaches at The University of Victoria in British Columbia.

    Click on book covers to find Madeline Sonik's work at the library...


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