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Poetry Workshop with Henry Beissel

Acclaimed poet and playwright, Henry Beissel, will be presenting a workshop composed of 4 interactive sessions.

Bring your own writing to share. Mr. Beissel will offer suggestions to help you improve your original ideas!

No experience necessary. Beginners welcome!


About the Author

Henry Beissel started his career with the controversial political and literary journal EDGE which he founded in Edmonton, Alberta, in 1963. Since then he has written and published around 40 books, including 22 collections of poetry, 6 books of plays, 10 books of translations of poetry and plays, and a book on Canada. His work has received high critical acclaim in Canada and abroad, and some has been translated into French, German, Chinese, Japanese, Polish, Turkish, and Hebrew.

Beissel has taught medieval and modern English literature at Concordia University (Montreal) where he also founded a Creative Writing program that still flourishes today. He lives with his wife Arlette Francière, the literary translator and accomplished painter, in Ottawa, Ontario.





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