Wednesday WORD!s with Pam Thompson

  • This PAST event happened on: Wed, Apr 27, 2022

  • Venue:Online
  • Time:10.30am
  • Cost:Free!

  • Join us for Wednesday WORD!s online creative writing, on Wednesday 27th April, 10.30-12pm. We'll be led by WORD!s wonderful Pam Thompson. Here’s a bit about her…

    Pam Thompson is a poet and academic with a Phd in Creative Writing. She’s the author of 4 poetry collections: Strange Fashion (Pindrop Press, 2017), Hologram ( Sunk island Publishing, 2009), The Japan Quiz ( Redbeck Press, 2009) and Show Date and Time (Smith-Doorstop, 2006). Widely published in magazines, such as: The North, The Rialto, Mslexia, Magma and Under the Radar - Pam has had success in a number of competitions.

    She was winner of the Magma Judges Prize in 2015 and a Highly Commended in the Forward Prize Anthology in the same year. In March 2017 she won 3rd Prize in the Poets and Players Poetry Competition. Pam is a freelance writer, tutor and reviewer and is a 2019 Hawthornden Fellow.

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    Wednesday WORD!s are curated by Creative Director, Lydia Towsey, and facilitated in collaboration with a range of regular and/or guest writers. Previous and current guests have included a range of high calibre and extremely experienced artists, such as: Rob Gee, Mellow Baku, Panya Banjoko, George Szirtes, Marvin Thompson, Rishi Dastidar, Leo Boix and more. Each Wednesday WORD!s session is self contained and suitable for all levels. So - wherever you are - and whenever you feel ready to give one a whirl, do get in touch. If you’re looking for something to feed your mind, develop your talents, boost your wellbeing and connect you to others - we’d love to involve you.