Performance and Metaphor

Performance and Metaphor

This workshop explores the influence of performance on written text. Aspects of audience size, venue, and demographics will be discussed, as well as performance styles for particular song forms; for example, a protest song compared to a pop song or dance music. How...
Shut Up and Write New Series Starting!

Shut Up and Write New Series Starting!

What Is Shut Up and Write? Shut Up And Write meet-ups place the typically solitary activity of writing into a more social space. The idea is simple: a group of people get together and focus on their own writing, with short breaks to socialise – “No critiquing,...
Learning All the Lessons

Learning All the Lessons

An Evening with Monia Mazigh and Barâa Arar

“Being a person of colour, being a Muslim woman who wears the hijab, or being anyone who identifies publicly with a minority group, that identity becomes politicized by others whether you like it or not.”—Barâa Arar