photograph Creative Writing Workshop: Lisa Matthews, The Rooted Space, a workshop on identity and sexuality

Part of the NCLA Festival of Belonging

Location: Culture Lab, Newcastle University
Time/Date: 6th May 2012, 11:00 - 13:00

‘When we let ourselves respond to poetry, to music, to pictures, we are clearing a space where new stories can root, in effect we are clearing a space for new stories about ourselves’. Jeanette Winterson.

This workshop will focus on identity and sexuality. It will use a variety of materials to help create a narrative space that is open to exploring diverse voices and stories about belonging. It will be led by local poet and writer, Lisa Matthews.

Lisa Matthews is a poet, creative writing practitioner and academic who runs creative agency The/Poetry/Fold. Lisa has founded and manageda variety of LGBTIQ initiatives including ProudWords and How Gay Are Your Genes?

Tickets for this workshop are priced at £15/£12 (concessions). You can find tickets for all of our events and workshops at our webstore. Alternatively, please contact Melanie Birch for further details:, 0191 208 7619.

Published: 1st April 2012

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