What breaks me open cracks open this reservoir inside.
Tanya performs:At Words Aloud, Durham Art Gallery, 7:30pm, November 5, 2016 w/ Evelyn Lau & Hugh MacDonald.
Tanya workshops:9am-12pm, Writing with Prompts, Durham Town Hall, November 6, 2016 www.wordsaloud.ca
Category Archives: Workshop news
Students, thanks for sharing your lives with me through poetry! I’ve been planning this year’s school poetry workshops. On a recent phone call with a teacher I’ve worked with for few years, she shared some positive feedback that I had … Continue reading
Art making requires support, time and attention. It can be lonely work. Makers spend time solo, problem solving ways to keep their practice alive. This can be hard. The solution is in community and play – which are at the … Continue reading
I recently taught a week of poetry workshops for Grade 5 and 6 students at McMurrich Jr PS. You can see into our workshop process through these pictures tweeted by the teachers. Thanks @zeliaMCT and @kamla_sharbear. It was a pleasure and an … Continue reading
Last week I taught at Bradford District High School, the same high school I went to as a teenager. Family, teachers and perfect strangers were quite intrigued and curious about what this experience was like for me. It seems most … Continue reading
I know many students and teachers who are starting back at school today. I wish you a good start back. It’s always a big change from the summer time and so it’s not usually an easy adjustment, from both sides. Once … Continue reading