Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Southbank Summer Six has commenced -- let the writing begin

Left: Surrey Poet Laureate Renee Saklikar is a writing mentor. 
Image from pulpliterature

It's Year Six for Southbank in Surrey, and we've moved from Surrey City Centre Library to the SFU University Campus. Welcome, writers and words! We prime the pump by reading.

Lewis Thomas classifies human language into four broad categories: small talk, real talk, mathematics, the universal language, and poetry.

Lisa See loves telling stories that have been "lost, forgotten and deliberately suppressed."

Betsy Warland wonders "whether there is any greater violence than story-cide."

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