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Inspired By
with Tawnya Selene Renelle

Full Price: £300 or £30/session 
Concession Rate: £150 or £15/session

2 Free Bursary Spaces (with application)

Starts Thursday September 14th

 Thursdays 6-8pm (GMT) via Zoom

This weekly series with Tawnya Selene Renelle will run from September 14th to December 5th. Please note that there will be a 2 week break with no workshops on October 26th and November 2nd while Tawnya attends an interdisciplinary artist residency.

In each workshop we will turn to different themes and authors to inspire and invigorate our creative writing practice. The broad and open nature of this series means it is suited to writers and artistic practitioners of any genre or medium.

Important things of note for this series:

  • You will have access to a variety of materials through an online portal

  • You won't be asked to share any of your writing

  • You can sign up for all or individual weeks

  • The series will culminate an optional open mic

Week 1: September 14th Geography

Mapping, place, location, architecture

Authors include: Rebecca Solnit, Jean Barrie Borich

Week 2: September 21st Food

Fridges, eating, restaurants, comfort, cooking

Authors include: Nina Miyang Powels and Gertrude Stein

Week 3: October 5th Julietta Singh

No Archive Will Restore You, The Breaks, Unthinking Mastery

Week 4: October 12th Audre Lorde

The Cancer Journals, Sister Outsider, and Zami

Week 5: October 19th Divination

Tarot, sutras, astrology

Authors include: Dodie Bellamy and Alice Tarbuck

No Sessions October 26th or November 2nd


Week 6: November 9th Nature

Plants, gardens, panpsychism, woods, rivers

Authors include: Derek Jarman, Rebecca Tamas, Dorothy Wordsworth

Week 7: November 16th Eileen Myles

Cool For You, Chelsea Girls, Inferno, Sorry Tree

Week 8: November 23rd Sound

Music, listening, echo, silence

Week 9: November 30th Bernadette Mayer

The Desire of Mothers, Memory, Sonnets, Milkweed Smithereens

Week 10: December 7th Bhanu Kapil

Humanimal, Schizophrene, Incubation: A Space for Monsters

Open Mic: TBD

Come along and share you writing

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