What is spoken word? How do you write a poem for performance? What are the soul-words within you that need to find breath and be spoken? Poetry Festival Singapore brings to you an exploratory spoken word workshop for students who would like to delve into the depths of writing and performance poetry. There will be a mini-showcase at the end of the workshop for the attendees.
Still can't get enough of spoken word? In conjunction with SPARK!, our first national spoken word competition WRITE & BURN! will be held on 25 August 2019, for students aged 15-18. Click here for sign-ups and more info!
Date: 16 June 2019, Sunday
Time: 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm
Venue: Haque Centre of Acting & Creativity
Other ages above 18 are welcome to this workshop.
About the instructor :
MELIZARANI T.SELVA is a spoken word poet, showrunner and co-curator of George Town Literary Festival 2018. To date, she has performed in six countries and represented Malaysia at the prestigious Commonwealth People's Forum in London and ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival. Her notable performances include, TEDxGateway in Mumbai and Ubud Writers and Readers Festival. Her first book titled ‘Taboo’ made Top 10 Best-Seller List on Malaysia’s No.1 Online Bookstore (MPH). To date, her poems have been translated in French by Éditions Jentayu and in Bahasa Malaysia by Malaysia’s National Institute of Language and Literature. Presently, she co-runs the Malaysia National Poetry Slam and teaches effective storytelling and public speaking, to voices of all ages.
Registration deadline: 30 May 2019