This event is free to attend / pay what you decide on the day, but places are limited, so make sure you save your seat in advance here: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/burnley-words/t-zzyqzjg
Passionate about climate change? Join author Yvonne Reddick to hear her read some her eco-poetry write a climate change letter!
You can write to a politician, the CEO of an oil company, a person from the past to the Earth or even an animal, plant or place you really care about. Be creative!
Yvonne will show you examples of climate change letters and give you some fun, creative prompts. If you like, you can even send your letter to the world on Twitter and Instagram!
Suitable for ages 16+. You don’t need to have any previous writing experience to attend.
About Yvonne Reddick
Yvonne Reddick is a poet and researcher. She is the recipient of a Leadership Fellowship from AHRC, for research on poetry of the Anthropocene. Her pamphlet Translating Mountains (Seren, 2017) won the Mslexia Magazine Pamphlet Competition and was selected as a favourite pamphlet of the year in the Times Literary Supplement. Her work appears in publications such as The Guardian, PN Review and The North. She has received a Northern Writer’s Award, a Hawthornden Fellowship and a place on the 2017-18 Jerwood/Arvon mentoring scheme. Her book Ted Hughes: Environmentalist and Ecopoet is published by Palgrave Macmillan.