Thursday, 30 September 2010


Creative Writing Workshops

In association with Wasafiri and The Open University, these workshops offer the chance to be tutored by two bestselling writers and be inspired by the South Asian objects forming part of the British Museum / BBC Radio 4 series, A History of the Worlds in 100 Objects.

FICTION WRITING: Romesh Gunesekera
This tutored workshop with prize-winning Sri Lankan-born writer Romesh Gunesekera offers a great chance for new writers to learn how to write and become equipped with the tools needed to develop further.
Session time: 10.30am-1.30pm £20 (limited places)

In this tutored poetry workshop with celebrated Pakistan-born poet Moniza Alvi, develop your technique and confidence in the fundamentals of form and imagery.
Session time: 2pm-5pm £20 (limited places)

To book places, please phone +44 (0)20 7323 8181 or visit the Ticket Desk in the Great Court at the British Museum


Anonymous said...

Thanks for the heads up. Are these workshops taking place over a variety of dates or just on one? The post doesn't say.


Poetess said...

I'm not sure. The ad came with no date. I guess you could try ringing the number.

Anonymous said...

Having checked online, both these events are being held as part of the DSC South Asian Literature Festival on 23 October 2010.

See the following links for more details: and

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