Wed 21 February 2024
NAWE aims to put creativity at the heart of education. NAWE is a charity funded largely by its members fees and donations.
Competitions & Submissions
Mentoring & Coaching
Manuscript Appraisals
You are here: Home > The Writer's Compass > Events & Opportunities > Events > Cath Drake's The Verandah poetry programme (Spring 2024)
Cath Drake's The Verandah poetry programme (Spring 2024)
Tue 16 Jan 2024 to Tue 30 Apr 2024
The Spring 2024 programme from Cath Drake's The Verandah features writing workshops and poetry masterclasses with Poetry & Mindfulness starting soon.

The latest programme from The Verandah includes the following:

1. Mindfulness and Poetry Uplift, recharge your writing and your self for the new year, 4 sessions Jan/Feb 2024 with Cath Drake

2. Dive into Poetry, reading and writing poetry workshops. Themes in early 2024 are 'River Muses' and 'Magnificent Teenagers' with Cath Drake

3. Poetry Masterclasses include Poetry from the Edge: Inspiration from Anne Carson, Masterclass with Kate Potts, 1/2/24;  & Imagery in the poetry of Elizabeth Bishop & Robert Gray,  masterclass with Judith Beveridge, 18/3/24.

More masterclasses coming up with Don Paterson and others.

4. The Climate of Change Poetry Workshops, April/May/June, morning evening slots. Ongoing innovative poetry workshops responding to the challenging times we live in facing environmental decline, rapid adaptation and change.

5. Ongoing small group international poetry feedback groups

Full event listings and to book your place here.

About Cath Drake

Australian Cath Drake is based in London. She’s was an award-winning environmental journalist and writer in Australia for a decade with a post-graduate qualification in environmental science. Her poetry collection ‘The Shaking City’ (Seren Books) was highly commended in the 2020 Forward Prizes and longlisted in the international Laurel Prize for best collection of nature or environmental poetry. It was described by TS Eliot winner Philip Gross as ‘a guide to staying clear-eyed, combative and caring in unsettling times.’. It follows ‘Sleeping with Rivers’ which won the Seren/Mslexia poetry pamphlet prize and was a Poetry Book Society choice. Cath’s accolades include 2x second and once commended in the Ginkgo eco-poetry prize, and short-listed for the Manchester Poetry Prize. Cath hosts The Verandah, online poetry teaching and events. She is also a mindfulness teacher.

Sign up to the mailing list to hear about new events first.

Additional Information:

Back to Latest Events