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ONLINE WORKSHOP — Introduction to Writing Japanese Poetry REGISTER NOW

Are you a poet looking to expand your use of poetic forms? Do you want to explore the possibilities within poetry?

Learn about two time-honored forms of Japanese poetry: haiku (the poetry of the senses) and tanka (the poetry of the heart). Participants will be introduced to an understanding of both of these wonderful ways to express one's self in poetry and will receive supportive critique from the instructor. Suitable for both experienced and emerging poets. This will be Naomi's third time teaching this popular workshop . . . be sure to register early!

Instructor: Naomi Beth Wakan website |contact
Four Weeks Starting September 24, 2018
Fee: $160
Enrollment Limit: 8

Naomi Beth Wakan is a personal essayist and the Poet Laureate of Nanaimo. She has authored over fifty books, most recently, On the Arts, a series of essays on various aspects of creativity based on pieces she has written for Still Point Arts Quarterly. She is the author of the prize-winning book, Haiku: One Breath Poetry. She lives on Gabriola Island in British Columbia, Canada.


Thank you for your interest in Introduction to Writing Japanese Poetry.

  1. This is an online worshop. Communication and interaction with the instructor and other participants is done electronically.
  2. This workshop is limited to 8 participants.
  3. You must be 18 years of age or older to participate.
  4. Registrations will be accepted up to the first day of the workshop. Late registrations require the approval of the instructor and a $20 late fee.
  5. Payment is expected at the time of registration.
  6. If you register and later find that you are unable to participate, the fee is fully refundable up to 48 hours before the first day of the workshop. After that date, we provide a refund of 80% of the fee paid. After the first week, no refunds will be made.

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