Creative Writing and Walking Retreat with Alinah Azadeh

  • Online
  • March 6 - 7
  • 10:30 - 16:00
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Alinah Azadeh welcomes you to a creative writing retreat for writers – or artists/performers using writing creatively in their practice – who are based in or have a clear connection to Sussex or the South East. You will be joined by approximately 11 other fellow BAME/PoC writers/artists plus 2 facilitators.The retreat focuses on nurturing your writer self, and holding the space for new or existing work to emerge or progress, in parallel with the group. It is also a chance to share and reflect on a range of perspectives on landscape and our place and relationship to it.

DATES AND TIMES:

Saturday 6 March from 10.30am – 5.30pm

Sunday 7 March from 11.00am – 4.00pm

HOW TO APPLY:

To attend the retreat, please email mohammed@writingourlegacy.org.uk with the following information:

•No more than 300 words about your practice (eg are you a writer or artist) and why you’d like to attend the retreat
•Your ethnicity
•Your home address
•If you would like to apply for a free space, please state the reason (s) why you need the free space eg self-employed & loss of income; unemployed; or another.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 22 February 2021

This retreat is for people of colour only — Writing Our Legacy employs Mosaic’s definition of Black to be ‘Black people’ and ‘mixed-parentage people’ including all those people whose ancestral origins are African, Asian, Caribbean, Chinese, Middle Eastern, North African, Romany, the indigenous peoples of the South Pacific islands, the American continents, Australia and New Zealand.To apply, you must live in Sussex or South East of England (includes London) or have a clear connection with the Sussex area eg, you grew up or studied here.

PRICING:

We are offering spaces for £30 or £15 concession.We are also holding a number of free spaces (x4 maximum) to support people affected by c-19 lockdown or otherwise financial insecure places.

The thematic of the retreat is being set by Alinah’s most recent piece of writing, We See You Now.