Master Class: Poems for the Planet

Join poet, Gail Ingram, for a master class in writing poems that lead from local experiences to bring a global message. Learn some fabulous techniques to bring interest and impact to your writing. 

Purpose: Learn some poetic techniques that will enhance all of your writing such as the use of concrete images, specific vocabulary and sound patterns. Learn how to gather ideas and reshape them into poems.

Tutor: As well as being an award- winning poet, Gail Ingram is also a sought-after poetry tutor, editor and judge. In 2019, Gail won the Caselberg International Poetry Prize 2019 and released her first collection Contents Under Pressure.

Date: Friday July 24

Venue: Tūranga: Spark Place ground floor

Times: 9.15-2.45

For: Young Writers in years 7-10

Cost: $25.00




Schools: limited to 5 places per school


Please bring pens/ paper and a device if available.

Free WIFI on site.

Bring lunch/ snacks/ water bottle

All of our Master Classes are fully supervised with Health and Safety information provided.

We are grateful to Tūranga ( Christchurch Libraries) for their support. 

Places are strictly limited.